Judy Lubin, PhD, MPH is a policy analyst, sociologist and president of Public Square Communications, a Washington, D.C. area boutique research, communications and public policy consulting firm. Dr. Lubin is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Sociology at Howard University and is a researcher and lecturer on health policy and health disparities. She has led strategic projects and initiatives addressing an array of social and policy topics including housing, education, civil rights, criminal justice and public health. She has been featured on national and local media including The Wall Street Journal, NBC, PBS.org, Baltimore Sun, Ebony Magazine, theRoot.com, Chicago Sun Times, XM Satellite Radio, Diverse Issues in Higher Education.
A former Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Public Health Fellow, Dr. Lubin is an expert on minority health issues and the intersection of race and social policy. Her policy and advocacy expertise includes more than 15 years of experience raising awareness and support for some of today’s most pressing women’s, health and social issues as a consultant and in leadership positions with national advocacy and public policy organizations. She has written extensively about health policy and equity and received a grant from the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library for her research on race and the politics of health reform. Dr. Lubin is also co-founder of Sociologists for Justice, an independent collective of nearly 2000 experts, researchers and distinguished scholars organized in response to the epidemic of police brutality in communities of color.
A strategic thinker, Dr. Lubin has directed national initiatives and public education campaigns for nonprofit and public sector organizations including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health, American Medical Group Foundation, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Black Women’s Health Imperative, American Lung Association, Healthy Schools Network, and Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and National Urban League. Combined, her fundraising, grant writing and partnership development efforts have garnered more than $6 million for nonprofit, public policy and political organizations. She previously served as acting Director of Communications and Special Projects for the Black Women’s Health Imperative, Communications and Partnerships Director for WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, Program Director for the CBCF’s Congressional and Louis Stokes Urban Health Policy Fellows programs, and coordinator of the National Minority AIDS Council’s Women of Color and online advocacy programs. She regularly writes about the intersection of race, politics and media on her site and as a contributor to the Huffington Post and other news websites.
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President Obama, Trayvon Martin and the Souls of Black Folk
Huffington Post [09/22/2013]
Race and the Fight Against Obamacare
Huffington Post [08/28/2012]
Discrimination against Haitians in the Dominican Republic is a borderless issue
Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act Ruling Will Help Close Racial Gaps in Health Care Coverage
Huffington Post [06/30/2015]
Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Obama's signature healthcare overhaul law
Rally and Protests Continue in Baltimore
NBC Washington [05/03/2015]
Fifty Years After Medicare Desegregated Hospitals, Blacks Still Fighting for Health Care Access
Huffington Post [04/19/2015]
Supreme Court upholds key part of healthcare law