Torrance Brown received his Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH) from Morgan State University and the Master of Public Health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. He currently serves as Contributing Faculty – Teaching and Mentoring with the MPH/DrPH Public Health program in the College of Health Professions. From an academic perspective, Dr. Brown has taught health education courses for the past several years both online and in person at institutions of higher learning. Professionally, Dr. Brown has worked as Public Health Leader and program evaluation specialist for community based participatory research initiatives specific to HIV prevention. From the national perspective, Dr. Brown has been engaged in public health efforts specific to oral health and healthcare preparedness. Dr. Brown has also led federal programs specific to the prevention of substance use disorders. Dr. Brown is particularly passionate about addressing health disparities, improving the social determinants of health, and impacting health outcomes for marginalized and underserved communities.