Dr. Belcher is a Professor of Pediatrics who is jointly appointed in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), Department of Mental Health. She is currently the Director of the Center for Diversity in Public Health Leadership Training at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Dr. Belcher is double boarded in Pediatrics and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. She directs three CDC programs and one HRSA-funded program to support diversity in public health research and maternal and child health careers for undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students each year who are interested in addressing health disparities and advancing health equity. Dr. Belcher is the co-director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation National Center for Health Policy Research Scholars Program, which will support up to 250 diverse pre-doctoral students’ abilities to translate their area of research into evidence-informed health policies that lead to health equity. Dr. Belcher serves on Senator Nathan-Pulliam’s Committee to Address Health Disparities in Baltimore City. She was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society at Howard University College of Medicine for her “unparalleled work as a teacher and mentor to students.” Dr. Belcher is the 2011 recipient of the Johns Hopkins Institutions Diversity Recognition Award and the 2014 recipient of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, Multicultural Council Leadership in Diversity Award.