Zinzi Bailey
Office Address:
West Bank Office Building, Suite 300
Mailing Address:

1300 S 2nd St
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Zinzi D. Bailey, ScD, MSPH

Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health


ScD, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard University, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 2014
MSPH, Global Epidemiology, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, 2009
BA, Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, 2006


Bailey is a social epidemiologist focused on the health impacts of and policy solutions for structural and institutional racism. She also studies the use of data in equitable policy and management. Her specific research focus identifies and characterizes the interconnected mechanisms between structural racism and observed health inequities in cancer, HIV, and aging, especially as they relate to the criminal legal system and housing policy. 


Health equity, health disparities, social epidemiology, population health, structural racism, social policy, policy implementation, criminal legal system, eviction, gentrification, neighborhoods, theory, power, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic position, climate change, tobacco, cancer disparities, HIV/AIDS disparities, aging disparities

Awards and Recognition

Professional Associations

  • American Public Health Association (APHA)
  • Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER)
  • Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS)

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