Cameron Clarke is a Rhodes Scholar from New Jersey and Virginia studying Evidence Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation. He graduated from Howard University with highest honors in 2017, where he was a double-major in community health education and biology. Cameron has conducted health disparity research at the Columbia School of Public Health and Howard University Hospital, has conducted cancer research at the National Institutes of Health, and suicide prevention research at Children’s National Hospital.
As an undergraduate, Cameron taught sexual health and drug workshops for high school students throughout DC as the coordinator of Howard’s chapter of Peer Health Exchange, sent students to work with an HIV/AIDS public health initiative in Malawi. He has worked on Capitol Hill as an intern for the U.S. House of Representatives Science Committee, and worked on health, education, and civil rights issues as an intern for the office of U.S. Senator Cory Booker, and served as the Health & Wellness Liaison for the DC Superintendent of Education. After graduation, Cameron worked as a health equity fellow with the Baltimore City Health Department. His research interests include systematic reviews and optimization of public school health education programs and school-based health initiatives.