Kimberly Pierre holds a Master of Public Health in Urban Public Health, and a certificate in Population Health from Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey. She is the recipient of the Bernard D. Goldstein Award for academic excellence. Ms. Pierre is a public health professional with experts in health promotion, community outreach, health education, and research. Her research interest includes: minority health disparities, health equity research, health education, sexual and reproductive health, women’s health, and maternal and child health. Ms. Pierre identifies strongly with her Haitian heritage. She is a first-generation graduate who is motivated and determined to improve the health of marginalized communities by implementing programs that provide access to healthcare services.