Jammie M. Hopkins, DrPh, MS is driven to educate, empower, and enable individuals to sustain healthy lifestyles. Dr. Hopkins played a key role in the development of the nationally recognized Instant Recess physical activity campaign. Coupled with his passion for health and wellness is a serious devotion to social justice, particularly involving the LGBTQ community. Over the past eight years Dr. Hopkins has dutifully served in support and leadership capacities for several community based organizations.
Dr. Hopkins earned a B.S. in Exercise Science from University of California, Davis, a M.S. in Kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton, and a Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H) degree from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Health Policy Leadership in the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine. Currently, he serves as a project director for the NIH-funded Transdisclipinary Collaborative Center for Health Disparities Research and is an instructor in the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine.