Gabri’el Shabazz, MPH, is the Research Coordinator for the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC). In this position, she works with research staff and external collaborators to support the successful coordination, execution, and dissemination of NPC’s research portfolio and engages with NPC members and external stakeholder groups.
Ms. Shabazz brings a passion for advancing health equity and extensive program and project management, leadership, and research experience to NPC. Throughout her career she has successfully conducted robust research projects to advance positive health outcomes, orchestrated and oversaw evidence-based trainings for public health professionals, improved program effectiveness and efficiency to meet community needs, conducted program evaluations to facilitate program development, and maintained multisector partnerships.
Before joining NPC, Ms. Shabazz served as the Project Coordinator for the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods at Case Western Reserve University. In that role, she coordinated the activities of a CDC-funded project related to community coalition development and resolved concerns raised by client teams, minimizing hurdles and setbacks threatening project goals and objectives.
Ms. Shabazz earned her master’s degree in public health from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and her bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in public health, public administration, and sociology from San Diego State University. She is a Gates Millennium Scholar, an academic scholarship program by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She enjoys traveling, reading, and helping others accomplish their fitness goals through her work as a fitness professional.