Health Equity Leader
Dr. Angelica Hardee currently serves as an executive leader at a national non-profit organization where she is dedicated to Greater Cincinnati/NKY’s community health initiatives. In this role she provides leadership focused addressing top health priorities of the region by leading work related to hypertension, e-cigarette/tobacco use and healthy food access.
Dr. Hardee is leading policy, system and environmental focused on decreasing individuals with uncontrolled hypertension. Educating youth on the dangers of E-Cigarette use. Creating policies and programming to improve access to healthy food and convening researchers, physicians and advocates to share best practices.
She engages with community organizations and neighborhoods coalitions to identify their health & wellness priorities.
Dr. Hardee is dedicated to addressing health-related social needs in the community. She currently serving her second term is a Governing Councilor for the Community Health Planning and Policy Development section of the American Public Health Association. She is also an advocate for higher education and teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Cincinnati (UC).
Dr. Hardee is passionate about her community and serves as President of the Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Southwestern Ohio and a Board Member for the Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio. With her involvement she plans to help young professionals become civically engaged to identify and address issues of public concern and make a difference in the community.