Amy Schulz is a Professor of Health Behavior & Health Education, and Research Director in the Institute on Research on Women and Gender at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Schulz received her Ph.D. in Sociology and her M.P.H. in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on social factors that contribute to health with a particular focus on health disparities and urban communities. She is Associate Director of the Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture and Health and Co-Director for the NIH funded “Promoting Ethnic Diversity in Public Health”. Dr. Schulz’s research appears in Social Problems, The Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Social Science and Medicine, American Journal of Public Health, Health Education and Behavior, The Annual Review of Public Health, and Health Education Research.