Zamir M. Brown is the Policy Fellow in the National Health Law Program’s North Carolina office, where he works on a variety of health issues, including Medicaid, children’s health, social determinants of health, and health equity. He authors and assists in the creation of issue briefs, presentations, factsheets, memos, and litigation research.
In May 2014, Zamir graduated from Durham Technical Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Pre-Medical Studies and as a member of both Sigma Delta Mu and Gamma Beta Phi honor societies, given his dedication to academic excellence and community service. After completing his Associate’s degree, he transferred to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where, in 2016, he graduated with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Medical Anthropology with a minor in Chemistry.
After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Zamir moved to Seattle, Washington, where he developed his passion for public health advocacy and health policy through volunteering and interning, especially with the American Public Health Association. Zamir is still active in the American Public Health Association’s leadership as a Governing Councilor and Policy Co-Chairperson for the Community Health Planning and Policy Development Section, supporting the section in developing and promoting policies and practices to inform diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Zamir is joining the National Health Law Program as he completes his Master of Public Health degree at the George Washington University – Milken Institute School of Public Health. He recently completed a Health Policy fellowship with the North Carolina Office of the Governor and the Department of Health and Human Services, where he made policy recommendations to improve early childhood health outcomes across the state.
When not working, Zamir enjoys community service and new adventures with friends, whether that be traveling or exploring new cuisines.