Advancing Health Equity Through Public Health Policy: A Health Commissioner's Reflections

March 23, 2017 -

12:00pm to 1:00pm

All are invited to a talk by

Noble A.W. Maseru, PhD, MPH

Dr. Maseru was Health Commissioner for the City of Cincinnati Health Department from 2006 to 2016.  He managed teh day-to-day operations of the Cincinnati Health Department, leading more than 400 employees in seven divisions.  Dr. Maseru holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Wayne State University, a Master of Public Health from the Emory University School of Medicine, as well as Doctorate in health policy from Atlanta University.  He earned a fellowship from the Accrediting Commission on Health Education for Health Services Administration in Washington D.C., and served in the Site Visitation Training Program of the Council on Education for Public Health.

Before coming to the City of Cincinnati, Dr. Maseru served as Director and Health Officer for the City of Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion.  He served from 1998-2000 as the Vice President of teh Division of Community Health with the Greater Detroit Area Health Council, southeast Michigan's leading coalition of business, labor, health care providers, consumers and government.  At that position he led efforts to identify community-based health needs and design appropriate intervention strategies.  He also served as a consultant with USAID Africa Division, the Congressional Black Caucas Foundation, the faculty of Clark Atlanta University School of Social Work and as an academic and public health policy scientist with the Public Health Sciences Institute at Morehouse College.  He was also the Founding Director of the Morehouse School of Medicines Master of Public Health Porgram.  Dr. Maseru served as a member of the National Association of County and City Health Officials Strategic Direction Committee for Social Justice and Health Equity.

Location and Address

University of Pittsburgh

Graduate School of Public Health

130 DeSoto Street

Pittsburgh, PA  15261

ROOM--A719 Crabtree Hall (take the ground or first floor elevators to floor 2; walk right through hallway to next set of elevators through the double doors; take that elevator for floor 7)



Directions and Parking Information

on street metered parking

garages--O'Hara Street or Soldiers & Sailors