Dr. Danielle King

Dr. Danielle King is the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer in the Kentucky Department for Public Health, Office of Health Equity. Dr. King also serves as the Lead for America-American Connection Corps., Community Equity Fellow with the Thompson Scholars Foundation. Dr. King’s early mid-career and subject-matter expertise has been in public policy as a Doctor of Law and Policy and a 2020-2022 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Johnson & Johnson Health Policy Legislative Fellow and co-lead for the United States House Committee On Ways and Means' health legislative portfolio. There she led advocacy efforts and endorsements for the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021, in launching the reintroduction of the twelve titles in the Momnibus and many more in the 117th Congress. She is also passionate about gun violence prevention and legislation.
After graduating from Berea College in 2008, she received her MPH in Public Health Education and Promotion from Arcadia University and her Doctorate in Law and Policy from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.