Earnestine Willis, MD, MPH
Kellner Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children
Department of Pediatrics
Earnestine Willis is a Kellner Professor in Pediatrics and Director of the Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children (CAUC). For the MPH program, she teaches the elective course 18254 Challenges in Maternal and Child Health. Dr. Willis has almost three decades of experience in addressing health disparities by the development of successful community initiatives to include research, education, and services in underserved communities. Her interests include analyzing the impact of systems on children and adolescents, applied public policy, community-oriented programs, medical education, health assessments, and diversity in medicine and child advocacy.