Anthony J. Nixon Jr.

Public Health Sciences | Entering Year: 2022

Anthony J. Nixon, Jr., was born in Staten Island, New York and raised in Canal Winchester, Ohio. He is a doctoral student within the Public Health Sciences (PHS) program. He received his Bachelor’s of Science (BS) in Biology from Morehouse College and his Master’s of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology from The Ohio State University. Throughout his career, he has worked in multiple roles on public health opportunities at the local, state, and federal level. Anthony completed a two-year fellowship with Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a Public Health Advisor within the Public Health Associate Program. Most recently, he served as a Senior Maternal and Child Health Epidemiologist managing data initiatives for Cradle Cincinnati at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. His work intersects epidemiology, social structures, and societal conditions impacting maternal and child health. Anthony’s research interests focus on data decision-making, reproductive justice, family planning, and reducing infant mortality by centering Black mothers, fathers, and families utilizing social theory, mixed methods, and community-based participatory research.