Dr. Judy Lubin is director of Allies for Reaching Community Health Equity at the Center for Global Policy Solutions. She is a policy analyst, sociologist and strategist specializing in high-stakes, social impact and public outreach initiatives. Judy is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Sociology at Howard University and is a researcher and lecturer on health policy and urban health disparities.
Leveraging a diverse set of skills and expertise, Judy is a former Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Public Health Fellow and previously served as equity strategist consultant for the New Orleans Health Department, professorial lecturer in the Department of Sociology at American University, acting director of communications and special projects for the Black Women’s Health Imperative, and communications and partnerships director for WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease She also served as program director for the CBCF’s Congressional and Louis Stokes Urban Health Policy Fellowship programs, and coordinator of the National Minority AIDS Council’s women of color and online advocacy programs.
As principal of Public Square Communications, Judy has directed research, evaluation and communication efforts for nonprofit and public sector organizations including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health, American Lung Association, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Healthy Schools Network, Collaborative for Education Organizing, Leadership for Healthy Communities, American Medical Group Foundation, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, National Urban League and GreatSchools. She is also the co-founder of Sociologists for Justice, an independent collective of more than 2000 experts, researchers and distinguished scholars organized in response to police violence against African Americans.
Judy has been featured in national and local media including NPR’s Marketplace, The Wall Street Journal, PBS.org, Huffington Post, CBS Washington, ThinkProgress, Boston Women’s Journal, Essence, Ebony Magazine, Chicago Sun Times, Reuters, XM Satellite Radio, and Diverse Issues in Higher Education.