Health Equity Champion

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CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity recognizes Dr. Cameron Webb as the Summer 2022 Health Equity Champion.

Dr. Webb currently serves as Senior Advisor to the White House COVID-19 Response. Previously, Dr. Webb was an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, and Director of Health Policy and Equity at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine. A general internist, Dr. Webb has worked clinically as a hospitalist, including working in the University’s COVID-19 unit since the beginning of the pandemic. Additionally, he is the founding director of UVA’s Health Equity, Law and Policy Research (HELPR) Laboratory and is a core faculty member at the University’s Equity Center, an initiative for the redress of inequity through community-engaged scholarship. Prior to joining the faculty at UVA, Dr. Webb spent a year as a 2016 White House Fellow in the Obama-Biden administration’s Office of Cabinet Affairs, where he served on the My Brother’s Keeper task force and the White House Healthcare team. A born and raised Virginian, Dr. Webb received his B.A. from the University of Virginia, his M.D. from Wake Forest School of Medicine, and his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.