Dr. J. Dewitt Webster

(Health Fellows & Scholars)
Assistant Professor, College of Health & Human Services
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia
United States

Focus Areas

Higher Education
Policy & Education
Public Health & Safety


Education: Ph.D, Bio-Behavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University MPH, Health Education, University of Minnesota School of Public Health BA, Community Health, University of Minnesota-Morris Community Health Scholars Program Project: Dr. Webster served as a member of the Evaluation Team with the Genesee County REACH 2010 Project, which aims to reduce the infant mortality disparity between black and white infants in the county by focusing on multileveled initiatives (personal, professional, organizational) related to racism that contribute to the disparity. He specifically assessed the organizational dynamics of the REACH 2010 partnership through questionnaires, interviews and meeting observations. Dr. Webster also assisted with the analysis and application of the Prevention Research Center of Michigan's Speak to Your Health! Community Survey, a telephone survey designed to gain an understanding of Genesee County residents' health and community perceptions.