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Alicia Whittington

Assistant Director of Engagement and Health Equity Research

Alicia Whittington is the assistant director of engagement and health equity research and co-investigator of Family Experiences Managing Football Lives (FEM-FL) for the Football Players Health Study at Harvard University. She has several years of research experience, including her role as the project director for a global research consortium. Previously, Whittington worked as a healthcare consultant. She received a PhD in health systems management from Tulane University, where she focused on health disparities, health outcomes, and sports injuries. She completed her dissertation research on “Concussion Education and Perceptions of Injury Risk among High School Football Players.” She received her master of public health degree in chronic disease epidemiology from Yale University, and a bachelor of arts in public health from Wellesley College.

Teams: Leadership Team, Research Team