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Ronny A. Bell, PhD, MS
NCAIHB Chair

Dr. Bell is Professor in the Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, with training in nutrition and epidemiology.

Dr. Bell's primary research interests are chronic disease prevalence, risk factors, and prevention, with particular emphasis on ethnic minority populations. Dr. Bell is Director of the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity at Wake Forest. He also serves as a member of the American Indian Alaska Native Workgroup for the National Diabetes Education Program. Dr. Bell is a native of Robeson County and an enrolled member of the Lumbee Indian tribe.

Dr. Bell received his undergraduate degree in Public Health Nutrition from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, his doctorate degree in nutrition from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his Master's degree in Epidemiology from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. (read more about Dr. Bell here)


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