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Tina Sacks

Tina Sacks

Resident Faculty, Unit 1 | 510.642.0929

“I look forward to cultivating the students’ deep sense of curiosity about the world by getting to know who they are academically, personally, and professionally.”

Ask me about: Racial disparities in health, social determinants of health; race, class, and gender; poverty and inequality

Professor Tina Sacks is Assistant Professor at the School of Social Welfare. Her fields of interest include racial disparities in health; social determinants of health; race, class and gender; and poverty and inequality.

Prior to joining Berkeley Social Welfare, Dr. Sacks spent nearly a decade in federal service at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), where she honed her macro-practice skills in public health and social work. Her vast experience includes serving as special assistant to the director of the CDC, legislative director at the Baltimore City Health Department as well as executive director of the Illinois Association of Free and Charitable Clinics.