National Alumni Council Secretary


Carl V. Hill, PhD, MPH, leads the National Institute on Aging’s (NIA) efforts in stimulating health disparities research related to aging. Dr. Hill is the Director of the Office of Special Populations. In this position, he helps to facilitate studies focused on health disparities; supports the development of initiatives to enhance NIA’s research and training efforts targeting underrepresented groups, including minorities and women; and provides advice and guidance to senior staff on health research related to special populations; and directs the NIA Butler-Williams Scholars Program for early career aging researchers.

Before this role with NIA, Dr. Hill worked with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), where he was a Contract Officer’s Technical Representative with the National Children’s Study and served as Health Scientist Administrator (HSA) for the Extramural Associates Research Development Award in the NICHD Division of Special Populations. Before joining NICHD, he was an HSA with the National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities, now the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD).

Dr. Hill was a member of the inaugural class of the Master of Public Health program at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. He later joined the charter class of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Public Health Prevention Service (PHPS), where he worked on the 1997 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), helped to establish the Center for Bioethics in Research and Healthcare at Tuskegee University, and implemented a local version of the YRBS in Harris County, Texas. Upon completing the PHPS program, Dr. Hill completed doctoral study with NMF support at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health.