Expertise: Social determinants of health, poverty, mobility, health disparities
Rejane Frederick is an associate director for the Poverty to Prosperity Program at American Progress. Previously, she was a research associate in the health policy and management department at George Washington University (GWU). Prior to joining GWU, Frederick served as an assistant program manager at CommonHealth ACTION and the Institute for Public Health Innovation, where she provided programmatic leadership, support, and subject matter expertise, including facilitation and technical assistance to local governments, public and private health coalitions, community-based organizations, and grassroots coalitions. Frederick also worked at the National Urban League’s Washington, D.C., bureau and began her career in the U.S. Senate in the office of Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) as a legislative staffer, focusing on the areas of health, civil rights, criminal justice, and social policy.
Frederick is a graduate of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Juniata College, where she completed a master’s of public health in health equity, systems thinking/modeling, and social epidemiology, and a bachelor’s in public health and comparative politics.