M.P.H., Morehouse School of Medicine
B.A., Spelman College
Tanisa Adimu is a senior research associate at the Georgia Health Policy Center and part of the Community Health Systems Development team. Tanisa has specialized experience in developing, administrating, and evaluating community health interventions designed to prevent morbidity and mortality associated with breast, cervical, prostate, colorectal, and lung cancers. Her interests include healthcare access, mental health, racial and ethnic health disparities, and community health program development and implementation.
Prior to joining the GHPC, Tanisa worked for the National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer where she provided health education and training to community-based cancer coalitions and non-profit organizations on cancers disproportionately impacting African Americans. Her work also included establishing partnerships with major cancer care providers in an effort to increase African American accrual to treatment and prevention protocols. As the network coordinator of the African American Environmental Justice Action Network, her responsibilities included board development, program development, sustainability planning, and fundraising. Tanisa has a Master of Public Health from Morehouse School of Medicine and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Pre-Med from Spelman College.