Health Disparities

Tina Sacks


Tina Sacks is an assistant professor at the UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare. Her fields of special interest include racial disparities in health; social determinants of health; race, class and gender; and poverty and inequality.

Samir Gambhir


Samir Gambhir works as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) researcher and manager of Opportunity Mapping program at the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society. He has more than 9 years of experience in the field of mapping, spatial analysis and web-GIS. He has research experience in the areas of social justice, racial equity, planning, health and business, with a focus on human geography. Prior to joining the Haas Institute, Samir worked as GIS Manager for Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), Toronto.

Nadia Barhoum


Nadia Barhoum is a researcher with the Haas Institute where she works in the Global Justice Program (GJP) and the California Community Partnerships Program. Her interests include food production and climate change, spatial politics, and community engagement strategies. Nadia’s work in the GJP investigates the influence of the corporate food system on local landscapes and communities and how to scale up sustainable alternatives to modern industrial agriculture.

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