- Nunez-Smith is inaugural associate dean for health equity research
Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS, was appointed the inaugural associate dean for health equity research at Yale School of Medicine in August. Nunez-Smith is associate professor of medicine (general medicine) and of epidemiology (chronic diseases) and associate professor at the School of Management. She is founding director of the Equity Research and Innovation Center (ERIC), deputy director for health equity research and workforce development at the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI), and director of the Pozen-Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Health Equity Leadership. She also has taken a position in the new Biden Administration, leading the White House effort to improve health equity.