Meisha Brown

Certified Health Education Specialist and PhD Student

Ms. Jameisha “Meisha” Brown, M.S., CHES is a visionary leader, scholar, and advocate. She is a certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), health minister, and nonprofit strategist. Her professional research expertise includes scientific racism, applying a public health critical race theory lens to cervical cancer control and HIV/AIDS reduction among Black women, and systems modelling for health disparities solutions. As a certified health minister, her advocacy is centered on the intersectionality of faith, health, and justice. Brown is highly sought-after for developing partnerships between the academy, community, and research industry. In her most recent role as health minister, she was a dynamic leader, innovator, and collaborator on more than 50 grant-funded, faith-based health, research programs and partnerships serving communities throughout Texas. Brown is often called upon for her candid, futurist thinking, and timely commentary on topics of health, social justice, policy, advocacy, and multisector engagement. She is new to the board of advisors, but a long-time advocate of the Center for Information & Study on  Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP).