Madina Agénor, ScD, MPH (she/her) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Center for Health Promotion and Health Equity at Brown University School of Public Health. She is also Adjunct Faculty at The Fenway Institute and leads the Sexual Health and Reproductive Experiences (SHARE) Lab at Brown University.
As a social epidemiologist, Dr. Agénor uses quantitative and qualitative research methods to investigate the structural and social determinants of sexual and reproductive health and cancer screening and prevention among marginalized U.S. populations—especially sexual minority women and girls, transgender and gender diverse young adults, and Black LGBTQ+ people.
Dr. Agénor completed postdoctoral research training in cancer prevention and health equity at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She holds a Doctor of Science (ScD) in Social and Behavioral Sciences with a concentration in Women, Gender, and Health from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Sociomedical Sciences from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and a bachelor’s degree (AB) in Community Health and Gender Studies from Brown University.