Dr. Natasha Williams

(Health Fellows & Scholars)
Legislative Liaison
National Institutes of Health
United States

Focus Areas

Public Health & Safety


Natasha Williams, Ph.D., J.D., M.P.H. is Legislative Liaison at the National Institutes of Health. Previously, she worked at the Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Center, The Rose Group, LLC, and Bailey & Glasser. In addition, she served as the A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Research Fellow in Social Justice at Harvard Law School, a National Institutes of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism trainee at the Heller Graduate School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, a postdoctoral fellow in urban health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a H. Jack Geiger Congressional Fellow in Health Policy in the office of Congresswoman Donna M. Christensen, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust. Dr. Williams received her Masters of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 1995, her Juris Doctor from George Mason School of Law in 1994 and her Bachelor of Science in medical technology from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1990. Her research focuses on the intersection of law, public health and social policy in the areas of on men’s health, prison health, prisoner reentry and health disparities.