Our Team - Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson

Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson


Associate Professor | The Ohio State University

Sealy-Jefferson is the Principal Investigator and leader of the Social Epidemiology to Eliminate Disparities (SEED) Lab at The Ohio State University. The mission of the SEED Lab is to conduct high-quality epidemiologic research to find solutions to the disproportionate burden of infant mortality among African American women. Sealy-Jefferson also has expertise in women’s health, urban health, and chronic disease epidemiology. Sealy-Jefferson is the co-lead for OPEN’s equity core and a contributing member of OPEN’s Investigating Ohio’s High Infant Mortality project.