Marjory Givens

Position title: UW Population Health Institute Associate Director; Co-Director, County Health Rankings & Roadmaps


Marjory Givens is the Associate Director of the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI), Co-Director of the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program, and Assistant Professor (CHS) of Population Health Sciences.  For nearly two decades, Marjory has worked to make health and equity routine considerations in shaping the places where we live, learn, work, and play. Marjory has conducted public health research in laboratory and community-based settings, ranging from investigations using biomedical models to health impact assessments and evaluation of community interventions. Marjory received her doctorate in biomedical sciences from the University of California, San Diego, and a master’s degree in environmental/occupational health and epidemiology from Emory University. She completed postdoctoral training as a Health Disparities Research Scholar and was a Population Health Service Fellow, both while at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.