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Tenya Blackwell, DrPH

Clinical Assistant Professor
Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Dr. Blackwell received her DrPH degree from SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University School of Public Health. She serves as the Director of Community Engagement and Research for the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health where she focuses on community health empowerment and equity, social determinants of health and community based participatory research. Dr. Blackwell has a background as an environmental chemist where her work focused in environmental and occupational health, toxic exposures, and the sampling and analysis of air, water and other environmental media for cancer-causing chemicals including PCBs.