Lower vaccination rates among Black Americans would further widen COVID-19 inequities in diagnosis, hospitalization, and mortality. But concerns about vaccine safety, mistrust of the government's transparency around COVID-19, and beliefs about racism in health care are contributing to mistrust of the vaccine.
Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Education M.Phil. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.S.S.I. in strategic intelligence, National Intelligence University; M.S.M. in logistics management, Florida Institute of Technology; B.A. in history, University of Memphis