Keshia M. Pollack Porter, PhD, MPH is, in addition to directing the Health Policy Research Scholars program, is the Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management and a Bloomberg Centennial Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Pollack Porter’s research advances policies that create safe and healthy environments where people live, work, play, and travel. She is an injury epidemiologist and policy researcher studying active play, sports injury prevention, active transportation, and the nexus of transportation and health. She is also an expert in advancing health equity and policy change using tools such as health impact assessment and strategies that promote health in all policies.