Texas Tech University

Faculty Ambassador

Courtney Queen, Ph.D.

Courtney Queen, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Public Health in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Her research focuses on building capacity and relationships with medically underserved communities, both internationally and nationally. Dr. Queen has acquired over $3million USD toward support for research and community-based capacity building projects including from the European Union PHARE program for institution building. Her National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation-funded research concerns developing the technology for the early detection of Buruli ulcer, a neglected tropical disease and, most recently, melanoma. Dr. Queen is a co-founder and President of Advanced Codex Solutions, LLC, a company that she founded with her collaborating investigators. Dr. Queen is a Fulbright Scholar, a NIH National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities scholar and Health Equity Leadership (HELI) scholar. She has received the Outstanding Faculty of the Year and the Dean’s Award for Teaching in Public Health.