2018 Fall Forum: Health and the Environment in North Carolina

Duke University Environmental Health Scholars Program

Mina Silberberg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Vice-Chief for Research and Evaluation
Duke University Division of Community Health
Dr. Silberberg is chief of research and evaluation for Duke University’s Division of Community Health, and is an associate professor in community and family medicine at Duke University.

As chief of the Division of Community Health, Dr. Silberburg oversees the division’s research portfolio, leads the evaluation of the division’s care management and clinical services, and conducts externally funded research and evaluation. She has served as principal investigator on the formative evaluation of the Kate B. Reynold Charitable Trust’s Healthy Places Initiative; as co-principal investigator of the African-American Health Improvement Partnership, a National Institutes of Health-funded community-based participatory research project focused on African-American patients with diabetes in Durham; and as principal investigator of IN4Kids, a study funded by the North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund to assess the feasibility and effectiveness of integrating registered dietitians into primary care practices to work with children.

Before coming to Duke, Dr. Silberberg was a senior policy analyst at the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy. Her research has focused on non-traditional models of care for underserved populations. She has worked and conducted research in Latin America, as well as in the United States. Her research has been published in a number of journals, including the Health Care Financing Review, The Gerontologist, Care Management Journals, Social Service Review, the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, and the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law.

She received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.