Yonette Thomas

Founding Board Member, Women’s Economic Imperative


  • Global Advisor, Centre for Urban Health and Development within the Asian Institute of Poverty Alleviation (CUHD-AIPA) 
  • Former Chief of the Epidemiology Research Branchand Program Director for the social epidemiology programNational Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, USA   
  • Founding Board memberInternational Society for Urban Health 
  • Former Science Advisor for Urban Health, New York Academy of Medicine
  • Founding Board Member and Vice President, Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science  
  • Former Member, Steering Committee of the National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse  

Policy Briefs

Urbanization, Health and Sustainable Development: Quality of Life as an Enabling Framework

Yonette Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative ), Wendy M. Purcell (Rutgers School of Public Health, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health & Justice)

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