Susan Passmore

Position title: Senior Associate Director for Community Engaged Research, Collaborative Center for Health Equity

Susan Passmore, PhD is an anthropologist with many years of experience working public health. She has contributed to discussions about how to improve communication and understanding between patients and providers regarding a range of health disparities, especially those impacting African Americans. Most recently, Dr. Passmore has been working to improve rates of underrepresented racial/ethnic (UR) group participation in health research via the Building Trust and Just Research educational programs and through her own research to explore ways to incorporate the principles of community based, participatory methods into recruitment practices of larger studies and clinical trials.