Susan Mansukhlal Kansagra
Adjunct Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences

Dr. Susan M. Kansagra currently serves as Chief of Chronic Disease and Injury for the NC Division of Public Health, where she oversees initiatives related to health promotion and disease prevention including tobacco control, chronic disease prevention, injury and violence prevention, and the public health response for addressing the opioid crisis. Her previous roles include serving as Deputy Commissioner at the New York City Health Department, where she led ground-breaking policies and programs aimed at reducing chronic disease, as well as, Assistant Vice President of Population Health at NYC Health + Hospitals, where she led clinical quality improvement initiatives for the country’s largest public health care system. She has published extensively on topics related to public health and serves on the Board of the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors. Dr. Kansagra completed her internal medicine training at Massachusetts General Hospital and her medical and business degrees from Duke University.

Areas of Expertise: Health Policy, Health Behavior, and Epidemiology

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