Erica Phillips, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Associate Director, Outreach and Community Engagement, Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Chair, NIMHD Multiple Chronic Diseases Disparities Research Consortium (NIMHD MCD-DRC) Steering Committee

Erica Phillips is the associate director for community outreach and engagement of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center and co-associate director of Community Engagement for the Cornell Center for Health Equity.  As a health services researcher, her body of research includes three intersecting areas: (a) developing behavioral interventions to promote healthier eating, physical activity, and weight control in high-risk groups, (b) formative qualitative and quantitative research to understand the social determinants that drive differences in morbidity and mortality between certain racial/ethnic groups, and (c) incorporating strategies and tools grounded in the principles of community-engaged research into larger scientific programs to address health disparities. She has been the recipient of multiple intramural and extramural grant awards including RWJ, NHLBI, NIDA, and NIMHD.