Mina Silberberg, PhD

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Vice Chief, Research and Evaluation

Mina Silberberg, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Duke Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and Vice-Chief for Research and Evaluation in the Division of Community Health. She also has faculty appointments at the Duke Global Health Institute and the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and serves as the Director of the Community Engaged Research Initiative at the Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute. She is also core faculty for Duke’s National Clinician Scholars Program and a member of the Duke Family Medicine residency steering committee.  Silberberg has been conducting community-engaged program evaluation, research, and policy analysis using mixed methods for more than two decades. Her work has primarily focused on initiatives designed to address the health needs of low-income populations, and she has a particular interest in mobilization of multi-sectoral partnerships to address social drivers of health. She served as an editor and writer for the 2nd and 3rd editions of the CDC’s Principles of Community Engagement and is the editor of the book Engaging the Intersection of Housing and Health (University of Cincinnati Press, 2021). Her articles have been published in American Journal of Public Health, The Gerontologist, The Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, Journal of Health Policy, Politics, and Law, and more. Silberberg is an alumna of the Interdisciplinary Research Fellows Program funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Prior to coming to Duke, she was a senior policy analyst at the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy. Silberberg received her doctorate in political science from the University of California at Berkeley and completed postdoctoral training funded by NIA at the University of California at San Francisco