Welcome from the “Improving the Health Outcomes of People of African Descent” Flagship Project at the Healthy Populations Institute (HPI)


  • Barb Hamilton-Hinch Dalhousie University
  • OmiSoore Dryden Dalhousie University
  • Keisha Jefferies Dalhousie University




On behalf of the HPI Flagship team for Improving the Health Outcomes of People of African Descent, we would like to welcome you to this special issue on “Improving Black Health Outcomes.” We are thrilled to be partnering with HPJ for this issue focusing on Black health equity and the imperative need to reduce health disparities.

Author Biographies

Barb Hamilton-Hinch, Dalhousie University

Associate Professor, School of Health & Human Performance, Dalhousie University

OmiSoore Dryden, Dalhousie University

Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

Keisha Jefferies, Dalhousie University

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University


Brown, N., Sonola, R., Waldron, I., Carrea, C., Hamilton-Hinch, B., & Iduye, D. (2023). International Black Health Conference Report. http://hdl.handle.net/10222/82634