Xian R. Brooks
MPH, Program Coordinator, University of Louisville Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Xian R. Brooks is a public health professional, born and raised in Louisville, KY.  He completed his MPH in community and behavioral health at the University of Colorado Denver, and his BS in public health education at North Carolina Central University. While Xian's research interests lie in the areas of trans and queer reproductive health and health equity; specifically transmasculine health, he has experience in the fields of clinical research trials (HIV and opiate dependence), and harm reduction. Xian's background in community organizing is responsible for his love of community outreach, community based participatory research, and boots on the ground recruitment methods. Xian fully embraces an intersectional public health practice, rooted in anti-racist frameworks. Xian loves bow ties. A lot.