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Fullilove, Robert
Adjunct Full Professor
Health & Behavior Studies

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Robert E Fullilove, MS, EdD, is Adjunct Professor of Health Education at Teachers College and is Professor of Sociomedical Sciences and the Associate Dean for Community and Minority Affairs at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. His work is primarily focused on issues of minority health in urban settings and since 2010, has been teaching in six prisons in New York State as part of the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI). Dr Fullilove was a member of the Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) from 1996 to 2002. He has served on five IOM study committees. He was the co-chair of the Federal Advisory Committee to the Centers for Disease Control and the Health Services Administration on HIV/AIDS and STD Prevention from 2000 to 2004. He chaired the Advisory Commission to the Office of Minority Health for the State of New Jersey from 2003-2010. Since 2010, he has been the senior advisor for public health for the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) and has taught or lectured in all six of the NY State correctional facilities that offer BPI classes.  He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Public Health Policy and for 10 years was on the board of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Selected Professional Affiliations
Consultant: La Friche de la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
Consultant: Le Bateau Pedagogique, Nantes, France                                                     
Co-director, Cities Research Group

Selected Honors and Awards  
Award for Teaching Excellence, Mailman School of Public Health, 1996, 2001, 2013
Honorary Doctorate, Honoris Causa, Bank Street College of Education, 2002
Preston R. Washington Spirit Award, Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, 2002
New York State AIDS Institute Distinguished Service Award, 2008                                                                             
Allan Rosenfield Award for Public Health and Social Justice 2012


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