Alisha Liggett, MD is the Director of Pediatrics at a bustling federally qualified healthy center (FQHC) in New York City. She provides comprehensive primary care, and HIV specialty care to children and adults in Harlem and Bronx community. Her expertise lies in care delivery to underserved populations, ethnic and racial minorities, gender minorities, and individuals negatively affected by structural determinants of health. She is also Assistant Professor in the department of Family and Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY, where she provides clinical and didactic training to medical trainees. Her academic focus includes health disparities, physician bias in care delivery, as well as youth and HIV. She has published several articles on the subject of HIV, with her most recent work entitled “Missing the Mark: Ongoing Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis at an Urban Medical Center Despite Universal Screening Recommendations.”
Alisha was born in Seattle Washington, and currently lives in Harlem, NY with her husband. She received her BA from Columbia University, Medical Doctorate degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine, and completed her residency training and HIV primary care fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY. She enjoys being an advocate for her community. She has taken part in mentorship programs for students interested in health careers, political advocacy campaigns in support of a single payer health care system in New York, and regularly participates in community health education forums
Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Henry is active in several organizations including the Emma L. Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests in Media. Additionally, Henry has been recognized by New York University as an Emerging Leader in Transportation, and by City & State Magazine as a 2016 40 Under 40 Rising Star. Henry holds a J.D. from the University of Baltimore, and a B.A from the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications at Hampton University.