Dr. Astrid Williams currently serves as a Manager for the Black Women for Wellness Environmental Justice program.
As an expert in public health, Dr. Williams has a wide range of experience in chronic disease, maternal and reproductive health. She is particularly passionate about women’s health issues and how they relate to women. A significant portion of her work involves developing public policies that address community-level health and social issues using evidence-based practices.
Throughout her career as an administrator and leader in public health, Dr. Williams has coordinated numerous programs.
In addition to earning a Doctorate of Public Health and Master of Public Health in Health Promotion and Education from Loma Linda University School of Public Health, she also serves on the faculty of the University of California, San Diego where she is dedicated to teaching the next generation of healthcare leaders.
Her academic career began as an undergraduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. Additionally, she has been certified as a Health Education Specialist (CHES).
Dr. Astrid Williams is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and has held executive board leadership positions for Jack & Jill of America, Incorporated and National Council of Negro Women local Chapters.