Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia
Dr. Viniece Jennings' research explores urban green spaces and health in the context of ecosystem services, environmental justice, and social cohesion. She led research on green space, health disparities, and social determinants of health across the U.S. that was recognized as top research for practice by the National Recreation and Parks Association. Her publications and expertise have been featured in Nature Communications, Environmental Justice, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Shondaland Digital Media, and more. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health at Agnes Scott College and a JPB Environmental Health Fellow at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University. She served as a research scientist with the USDA and the White House, and holds a doctorate in environmental science from Florida A&M University.