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Tekisha Dwan Everette

Assistant Professor Adjunct; Assistant Clinical Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences; Executive Vice President, Trust for America’s Health

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Tekisha Dwan Everette, PhD, MPA, MPH



Dr. Everette serves as the Executive Vice President at Trust for America's Health in Washington, DC. Before TFAH, Dr. Everette was the inaugural Executive Director of Health Equity Solutions. Prior to this, Dr. Everette served as the Managing Director of Federal Government Affairs with the American Diabetes Association, providing strategic leadership on policy and advocacy initiatives with the White House, several federal agencies, and Congress. Prior to this, Dr. Everette worked as a government relations consultant with Drinker, Biddle, and Reath, LLC, where she represented the interests of several nonprofit health care organizations. Everette has also worked for the Service Employees International Union, RESI, the State of Maryland, and the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Yale University
  • PhD
    American University, Sociology, Concetration Race, Gender, and Social Justice
  • MPA
    Virginia Tech
  • BA
    Virginia Tech, Political Science
  • BA
    Virginia Tech, Interdisciplinary Studies

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