Marisela B. Gomez

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Marisela B. Gomez

Marisela B. Gomez, a Baltimore-based community activist, author, public health professional, and physician scientist, is the author of the book “Race, Class, Power, and Organizing in East Baltimore,” published by Lexington Books. She received a BS and MS from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, and a PHD, MD, and MPH from the Johns Hopkins University. She spent 17 years as an activist/researcher or participant/observer in East Baltimore during and after training at the Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine and Public Health. Past and current writings address social determinants and health, social capital and urban health, disparities in mental health care in incarcerated populations, disparities in substance use treatment, mental health care in the primary health care setting, community organizing and development, and mindfulness practices in organizing.