Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc

Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc

Kenan Distinguish Professor

Social Medicine, Medicine

Director

Center for Health Equity Research

EDUCATION

MD | Albert Einstein College of Medicine | Medicine

MSc | Emory | Clinical Research

BIOGRAPHY

Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc is a Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Social Medicine and Medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and is Director of the Center for Health Equity Research. She is also the Director of the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute’s Community Academic Resources for Engaged Scholarships (CARES) services, and Co-Director of the Program on Health Disparities through the Cecil G. Sheps Center for He … Continued

Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc is a Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Social Medicine and Medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and is Director of the Center for Health Equity Research. She is also the Director of the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute’s Community Academic Resources for Engaged Scholarships (CARES) services, and Co-Director of the Program on Health Disparities through the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research.

Dr. Corbie-Smith is nationally recognized for her scholarly work and has expertise in community-engaged and patient-oriented research. Her empirical work, using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies, has focused on the methodological, ethical, and practical issues of research to address racial disparities in health. She has been the principal investigator of grants funded through the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD), and the National Human Genome Research Institute, among others. Since 2004, Dr. Corbie-Smith has been the PI on grants to support Project GRACE, a community-academic research partnership in Eastern North Carolina that has developed, tested, and disseminated interventions to prevent HIV and cardiovascular disease.

CONTACTS

  (919)843-6877

  gcorbie@med.unc.edu

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • David E. Rogers Junior Faculty Education Award

    2000, "Reaching the Unreached: Research participation and underserved populations", Society of General Internal Medicine
  • Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship in Academic Medicine

    2003-2007, Academic Medicine
  • James E. Bryan Award for Public Service

    2007, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007-award for excellence in service to communities of North Carolina

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