Dr. Kim Ramsey-White

Kim Ramsey-White, PhD

Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Associate Professor
Department of Public Health Leadership and Practice


Kim Ramsey-White, PhD, earned her doctoral degree from Georgia State in research management and statistics and her Master of Public Health degree in maternal and child health from the University of Alabama-Birmingham and oversaw the design and implementation of all diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives while serving as assistant dean at Georgia State. She is currently the Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and an Associate Professor for the Department of Public Health Leadership and Practice. Her research focuses on education reform initiatives, health disparities, and social capital. She has also worked extensively in the area of strategic diversity planning in the higher education arena.

Honors and Awards

Exceptional Service Award
2020, Georgia State University

Outstanding Service Award
2017, School of Public Health

National Honor Society for International Scholars
2007, Phi Beta Delta

National Honor Society in Education
2005, Kappa Delta Pi

Key Publications

Preparing students for the public health workforce: the role of effective high-impact practices in undergraduate public health program curricula. Armstrong-Mensah, E., Ramsey-White, K., & Alema-Mensah, E., Yankey, B.A (2022). Frontiers Journal of Public Health Education, 10.

COVID-19 and distance learning: effects on Georgia State University School of Public Health students. Armstrong-Mensah, E., Ramsey-White, K. R., Yankey, B.A., Self-Brown, S. , Vol 8. DOI=10.3389/fpubh.2020.576227 (2020). Frontiers in Public Health, 8.

HIV stigma among women and adolescent girls in South Africa: Removing barriers to facilitate prevention. Armstrong-Mensah, E., Hernandez, P., Huka, M., Suarez, A., Akosile, A., Joseph, A. Ramsey-White, K. R., . , 3(1),  (2019). Madridge Journal of AIDS.

Integrative Learning in US Undergraduate Public Health Education: A Review of Student Perceptions of Effective High-Impact Educational Practices. Armstrong-Mensah, E., Ramsey-White, K.R., Mensah, E (2019). Frontiers in Public Health, 7(101).

Response to 'Analyses and interpretation of cannabis use among National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Adults'. Yankey, B. A., Okosun, I. S., Strasser, S. M., Ramsey-White, K. R., Rothenberg, R. B (2018). European journal of preventive cardiology.


  • PhD, Research Measurement and Statistics, Georgia State University, 2012
  • MPH , Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama-Birmingham, 1997
  • BS, Business Marketing, Hampton Institute, 1983