Dr. Emmanuel Ngui is anAssociate Professor of Community and Behavioral Health Promotion at the JosephJ. Zilber School of Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He also serves as Director of the Maternal and Child Health Graduate CatalystTraining Program and Director of the Masters in Public Health Program. In his work and research, he seeks to eliminate infant mortality, and to elevate the central role and importance of Black fathers in supporting and improving Black maternal and child health.

Dr. Ngui’s broad research interests include health inequalities in maternal and child health populations and the role of social determinants of health in birth outcomes and child health and wellbeing.

His active research areas include racial/ethnic inequalities in birth outcomes and community/policy level interventions and engagement, with a particular focus on the role of socioeconomic position, paternal involvement, and neighborhood deprivation on birth outcomes.

Dr. Ngui’s teaching interests include maternal and child health policies, programs and practices, racial/ethnic inequalities and social determinants of health, MPH field practicum and community engaged participatory research. He received his doctorate in maternal and child health at the Gillings School of Global PublicHealth at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.