BiographyLatrice Rollins is an Assistant Professor at Morehouse School of Medicine in the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine and Prevention Research Center. Dr. Rollins is also a Robert Wood Johnson Culture of Health Leader, seeking to build a culture of health and advance health equity for African American fathers. She is a fatherhood researcher with grants funded by HHS Office of Minority Health, the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She presents for global audiences on father engagement and provides father engagement training for practitioners in various sectors. She is the editor and one of many authors of the book, Engaging and Working with African American Fathers: Strategies and Lessons Learned.
Dr. Rollins worked for Georgia’s Office of Child Support Services and the Georgia Fatherhood Program. Dr. Rollins also won national awards for her work as a program analyst for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General, where she evaluated national programs that impact the most underserved populations. She was also an adjunct professor of social work at Indiana Wesleyan University and Simmons University. Dr. Rollins received a bachelor’s in sociology from Spelman College and a master’s and doctorate in social work from the University of Georgia.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Father engagement, fatherhood programs, program evaluation, social work, maternal & child health, paternal health, violence prevention, behavioral/mental health, health equity
Building a Culture of Health for African American Fathers
Published: Jan 02, 2021