Olajide Williams, MD, MS

Columbia University Irving Medical Center / New York Presbyterian Hospital

Dr. Olajide Williams is Professor of Neurology and Associate Dean of Community Research and Engagement at Columbia University. He is a global leader in health disparities, principal investigator of multiple NIH investigator-initiated awards, and Co-Chair of Columbia University medical campus’s Anti-Racism Task Force. Author of numerous peer-reviewed articles, Dr Williams has received many prestigious awards including the European Stroke Research Foundation Investigator of the Year award, Columbia University Outstanding Teacher of the Year award, and a National Humanism in Medicine award from the AAMC. He is Founder of Hip Hop Public Health, a national nonprofit that leverages music for health promotion.


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