Project Director (AUG 2021 -)
Dr. Gwenetta D. Curry is a Lecturer of Race, Ethnicity, and Health in the Usher Institute at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests are Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, Critical Race Theory, and Black Family Studies. Her present research analyzes racial disparities in treatment and infection rates of Covid-19. She is the co-author of the UNCOVER Covid-19 Evidence review “What is the Evidence on Ethnic Variation on Covid-19 Incidence and Outcomes,” and “Sharpening the global focus on ethnicity and race in the time of COVID-19” which has recently appeared in The Lancet.
She is a member of The Royal Society’s DELVE Initiative, and a senior research associate in the Global Health Governance Programme at the University of Edinburgh Medical School. She is a member of the Medical School Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Alliance and the UK Inclusive Data Taskforce.