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Faith Fletcher, Ph.D, M.A.

Public Health Researcher | Bioethicist | Health Equity Scholar | Educator


About Me

Faith Fletcher, PhD, MA, is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine and a senior advisor to the Hastings Center, a leading bioethics research institute. Nationally, Dr. Fletcher is contributing to critical conversations around health equity, structural racism, medical mistrust, and anti-racism in bioethics. She has been featured in Huffington Post, National Public Radio, Science Magazine, and Rolling Stone. In 2017, Dr. Fletcher was named one of the National Minority Quality Forum’s 40 under 40 Leaders in Health for her commitment to improving access to scientific research and quality health care for medically underserved populations. This prestigious award acknowledges the next generation of leaders primed to reduce health disparities.


May 2011

May 2006

May 2004

PhD from University of South Carolina (USC)

05/2011 - Columbia, South Carolina United States

MA from Michigan State University (MSU)

05/2006 - East Lansing, Michigan United States

BS from Tuskegee University (TU)

05/2004 - Tuskegee, Alabama United States

Honors & Awards

2020 - Present

2020 - Present

2019 - Present

2018 - 2019


2011 - 2013

Senior Advisor, The Hastings Center

Society of Family Planning Changemakers Award

Invited Faculty, Fordham University HIV Research Ethics Training Institute

Academy of Ethics Fellow, Trinity International University Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity

National Minority Quality Forum’s 40 under 40 Leaders in Health

Population Science Postdoctoral Fellow

Selected Publications

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