Dennis Heaphy, M.Div. M.Ed. M.P.H., is a health justice policy analyst and researcher with the Massachusetts Disability Policy Consortium. His work centers on promoting meaningful community integration and Long-Term Service and Supports policies that advance the dignity and civil rights of persons with disabilities. Dennis is committed to ensuring health equity policies address intersectional barriers to health and wellness rooted in discrimination and bias experienced by persons within BIPOC populations. Dennis serves on several Massachusetts health policy and national health equity committees, and is engaged in action research projects led by persons with disabilities.

Dennis Heaphy is a 2022 grantee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Community Research for Health Equity program, managed by AcademyHealth.

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