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Juwon Harris is a health philanthropy fellow at The Kresge Foundation. He supports the Health Program’s grantmaking strategies, employing interdisciplinary and community-engaged approaches to build equity-focused systems of health. He joined the foundation in 2018.
Previously, Juwon was with the National Association of County and City Health Officials in Washington, D.C., where he supported curriculum development and implementation for a national public health informatics fellowship and oversaw efforts to aid local health departments’ responses to the opioid crisis. He also has served as a health educator for Detroit’s Institute for Population Health and started his career as a Teach For America corps member.
Juwon earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a master’s degree in public health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.