Texas Tech University

iTTU Mentor

Courtney Queen

Functional Expertise

    • Leadership
    • Research
    • Technology Development

Industry Expertise

    • Public Health
    • Biomedical Sciences
    • Entrepreneurship

Courtney Queen, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Public Health in the Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC). 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 (NIH) and National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded research concerns developing a non-invasive, low-cost, and mobile screening and diagnostics tool the early detection of Buruli ulcer, a neglected tropical disease and 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, the Presidents’ Innovative Startup Award from TTUHSC, and the Faculty C-Startup Award from the Innovation Hub.