Tia Taylor-Williams smilingTia Taylor Williams, Director

Tia Taylor Williams is a champion for health, equity and justice with 18 years of experience in public health. She currently serves as the Director for the Center for School, Health and Education and the Center for Public Health Policy at the American Public Health Association. In this role, Tia provides strategic oversight to a diverse portfolio of projects addressing social factors that influence health, including environment, education and access to health care.

Since joining APHA in 2008, Tia has provided leadership in building the organization’s capacity to focus more upstream on the root causes of health inequities and advance health and racial equity.

Tia’s formal education includes a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Master’s degrees in Public Health and Nutrition and Integrative Health.