Joseph Ravenell, MD is Associate Professor of Population Health and Medicine with Tenure, and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at NYU Grossman School of Medicine. He is a primary care physician and health equity research scientist Dr. Ravenell has led multiple federally- funded trials to test community-based strategies to improve colon cancer screening and cardiovascular disease prevention among Black men throughout New York City and beyond.  This work has engaged a community-based research network of over 200 community-based sites including churches, barbershops, mosques and social service agencies, reaching over 20,000 New Yorkers. Dr. Ravenell’s community-engaged work was the subject of an invited TED talk which has received over 1 million views. Dr. Ravenell continually cultivates a holistic approach to promoting health equity through research, scholarship and mentorship.