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Regina Washington, DrPH



Regina R. Washington, DrPH, is the director of LGBT HealthLink, a program of CenterLink, working toward eliminating health disparities within LGBT communities as it relates to tobacco use and cancer.

Dr. Washington has over 15 years of combined experience in community, governmental and academic institutional leadership related to strategic planning, program and policy development, implementation, and evaluation.  Her presentations, projects and writings have focused on health disparities, health education and health policy, specifically related to tobacco cessation and cancer control.  Her public health practice focuses on geographic, social and behavioral factors associated with cancer health disparities among low socioeconomic status, minority racial/ethnic, sexual and gender minority, and other disadvantaged populations. 

Dr. Washington is also a nonprofit strategic consultant specializing in organizational strategic mapping, identifying and engaging partners, program design, provider-patient communication, health equity, tobacco cessation, and cancer health disparities.  She has also achieved numerous leadership and service awards, completed a health policy CERTA fellowship with the National Cancer Institute, and is a University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Public Health Leadership Scholar.