Mimi joined the Interfaith Health Program in 1993 during its first seven years at The Carter Center. She teaches interdisciplinary courses at Emory in faith and health, religion and development, and social justice. Ms. Kiser has led the Academic Programs Working Group for Emory’s Religion and Public Health Collaborative and work with Emory colleagues in teaching and community mobilization activities supported by the CDC and HHS throughout the US and in Africa. She directed IHP’s “Institute for Public Health and Faith Collaborations,” funded by the CDC to provide multi-sector leadership development for the elimination of health disparities (www.ihpemory.org). Recently, she has worked with partners in Kenya to adapt this model for mobilization of social resources to support community members in long term HIV/AIDS care.
Areas of Interest
- Faith Based Health
- Community Health & Development
- Health Disparities
- GH 519: Faith and Health: Transf Com
- GH 507: Health As Social Justice
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