Meet Our Team

Venise Curry, MD

Associate Director, Western cohort, Climate and Health Equity Fellowship

Dr. Venise Curry has harnessed her unique background as a medical doctor and trained psychiatrist to address the intersecting needs of underserved populations in the Western U.S. The intersection between medicine, environmental and social justice issues are at the core of her advocacy efforts. As a resident of the Central Valley, she has successfully managed local and statewide issue campaigns on education, healthcare access, air quality and land use policies. Dr. Curry has professional associations and board memberships with organizations such as the: National Medical Association- Psychiatry/Behavioral Sciences and Neurology, Blue Ribbon Equity Panel on African American Infant Mortality; First Five Fresno County, African American Infant Mortality Council, and the Perinatal Equity Community Advisory Board.