Zachary D. Travis is a Research Associate with Building Healthy Places Network. Zachary has spent nearly a decade with more than 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals, exploring, understanding, and researching health inequities as well as health disparities. He has worked extensively with the communities of San Bernardino and Riverside county in California, conducting outreach and health education work. Zachary has led numerous humanitarian and medical missions to Central and South America, Africa, and Asia. Zachary has a deep passion for service and ensuring everyone has a seat at the table, with an ability to understand and present current issues centered around education, health care, and policy.
From Aug. 2020 to May2021 Zachary was a Randall Lewis Health Policy Fellow working with BHPN. Zachary is currently writing his dissertation for his Ph.D. at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and writing his MPH thesis at California Baptist University. He attended La Sierra University where he graduated with a B.S. in Bio-Health and International Health & Globalization with a minor in Biology. Zachary is active and outspoken in the pursuit of social justice and the fight to ensure that Black Lives Matter. He currently serves as a commissioner with the City of Redlands and enjoys watching movies, cooking, and spending quality time with family and friends.