Satcher Health Leadership Institute,
Morehouse School of Medicine
Professor Dawes is an author, scholar, educator, and leader in the health equity, health reform, and mental health movements. He is a professor of health law, policy and management; and is the co-founder of the Health Equity Leadership and Exchange Network, a network of more than 2,000 governmental and non-governmental leaders and scholars focused on leadership and the exchange of research, information, and solutions to advance evidence-based health equity-focused policies and programs. Professor Dawes’ research interests include the drivers of health inequities among under-resourced, vulnerable, and marginalized communities, and he pioneered a new approach to examining inequities, the political determinants of health. He brings an inclusive and a multidisciplinary approach to health policy, authoring two groundbreaking books, 150 Years of ObamaCare and The Political Determinants of Health.