Dr. Tamara A. Henry comes from a diverse background in public health ranging from foreign and domestic consulting services to state and local government programming, to academia.
Currently, she is a Teaching Associate Professor at the Milken Institute School of Public Health [Prevention and Community Health] at the George Washington University, where she teaches Introduction to Public Health, Principles of Health Education and Health Promotion, and Social and Behavioral Approaches to Health. To date, she has received 2 awards from GW for Excellence in Teaching Undergraduate Public Health.
Additionally, Dr. Henry has consulted for the local government, non-profit and community based organizations not limited to the District of Columbia Department of Corrections, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), Inc. on matters related to HIV/AIDS education, substance use disorders, and messaging for a wide range of constituents. More recently, she worked with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) on matters related to Diabetes education in Faith Based Organizations.
Dr. Henry received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Howard University in Washington, DC and her Doctorate in Health Education from Teacher’s College at Columbia University in New York, NY.