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 focus 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 sharing best practices.
She engages with community organizations and neighborhood coalitions to identify their health & wellness priorities.
Dr. Hardee is dedicated to addressing health-related social needs in the community. She serves her third term is a Governing Councilor for the Community Health Planning and Policy Development section of the American Public Health Association. She also advocates for higher education and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Cincinnati (UC).
Dr. Hardee is passionate about her community and serves as Past 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 in identifying and addressing issues of public concern and making a difference in the community.