Areas of Specialty

Racial and Economic Equity

What matters to you?

Visioning a culture built on love for humanity

What are some wise words to live by?

"All things are possible with God."

What brings you joy?

Hiking in the mountains

Lena Hatchett

Senior Fellow, Racial Justice

Lena Hatchett, PhD is Associate Professor at Loyola University Chicago, Neiswanger Institute for Health policy and co-founder and Principal Investigator for Proviso Partners for Health, a nationally recognized community-coalition to promote racial and economic pathways for equity. Her public health experience includes coalition development and community capacity building for national entities including Trinity Health System; Cook County Department of Public Health, Institute for Healthcare Improvement—as well as regional and local governments. Proviso Partners for Health is a SCALE community in the 100 Million Healthier Lives initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

A graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a PhD in Social and Health Psychology, Lena conducted chronic disease prevention and health promotion research at the community level. She has been selected for numerous leadership awards including the Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, (Jointly hosted by the Loyola University Chicago and Loyola University Health System) and E. Hill De Loney Award for community-based public health. In addition, she has co-authored articles focus on systems change to promote health equity. Her latest Book Chapter features the power dynamics within structural racism and systemic solutions to improve equity.

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