Two African-American men stand together at the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial in Washington DC

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“Being a father gives purpose and mission in life…” Perspectives on Fatherhood & Involvement During Pregnancy and Childbirth
Sage Perspectives
April 9, 2024

Men and mental health: What are we missing?
American Association of Medical Colleges
April 2, 2024

AJPH Podcast: Striving For Equity In Men’s Health
American Public Health Association
February 15, 2024

Do Men Have SHORTER Life Expectancies?
Shared Experiences Podcast
October 25, 2023

Dying Early: America’s Life Expectancy Crisis
The Washington Post
October 3, 2023

Congressional commission aims to keep Black men and boys alive and healthy
The Miami Times
August 1, 2023

Why Men’s Health Is More Than Medical Care
Future of Personal Health
June 23, 2023

Dads need to make healthy behaviors a part of their lives as they age
June 15, 2023

Black communities endured wave of excess deaths in past 2 decades, studies find
The Washington Post
May 16, 2023

How can Black men advocate for themselves in the doctor’s office?
Afro News
May 6, 2023

A silent crisis in men’s health gets worse
The Washington Post
April 17, 2023

Focusing on health equity for men
Georgetown Health Magazine
December 1, 2022

Alzheimer’s disease: Blood pressure drug may lower risk in older Black adults
Medical News Today
November 10, 2022

Whites now more likely to die from covid than Blacks: Why the pandemic shifted
The Washington Post
October 19, 2022

Studying Strategies to Achieve Men’s Health Equity
Georgetown University Medical Center
July 30, 2022

Undetected high cholesterol found in 2 out of 3 stroke patients
Medical News Today
June 27, 2022

New DC Fund Takes $95 Million Aim at Systemic Health Disparities
The Washington Post
June 16, 2022

Anxiety in Men: Fighting Stereotypes
Medical News Today
June 11, 2022

In Values Based Lecture, Griffith Discusses Ways to Achieve Health Equity (new window)
NHS Committee on Mission and Values, Values Based Lecture
April 30, 2022

Why Are Men More Likely to Die of Covid? It’s Complicated. (new window) 
New York Times
January 19, 2022

How Rooted & Rising Is Addressing Mental Well-Being for Black Men (new window) 
Future of Personal Health
December 22, 2021

More evidence that stress accelerates biological aging (new window) 
Medical News Today
December 10, 2021

How the shocking death of Virgil Abloh is sparking important discussions on Black men’s health (new window) 
Business Insider Australia
December 1, 2021

More Like This Please! The Movember Rooted & Rising Collective First Social Impact Media Accelerator for Black Creators (new window) 
The Good Men Project
November 21, 2021

Moving health equity from the margins of oncology to the center: Schafer Lecture at the Ruesch Symposium (new window) 
Georgetown University Medical Center: The Ruesch Center for the Cure of GI Cancers
November 19, 2021

Movember Develops First Ever Social Impact Media Accelerator For Black Creators (new window) 
November 16, 2021

Health equity expert named RJI co-director (new window) 
Georgetown Today
November 8, 2021

Uncontrolled high blood pressure: Study breaks down risk by gender and age (new window) 
Medical News Today
September 30, 2021

Voices from the Field: Derek M. Griffith on the Connection Between Structural Racism and Health Outcomes (new window) 
CareQuest Institute for Oral Health News
September 28, 2021

Opportunities for Examination of Structural Racism and other Social Determinants of Health to Advance Health Equity through Implementation Science (new window) 
National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences
July 19, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine distribution: Health and socioeconomic data key for equity (new window) 
Medical News Today
July 14, 2021

Structural racism in medicine: An in-depth look at ways to promote meaningful change (new window) 
Medical News Today
June 11, 2021

Why Men Are Falling Behind in COVID-19 Vaccination (new window) 
Time Magazine
May 4, 2021

Men and COVID-19: where’s the policy? (new window) 
BMJ Global Health Blog
April 24, 2021

Why COVID-19 policy should explicitly consider men’s health (new window) 
Medical News Today
March 26, 2021

New Racial Justice Institute Co-Director Combines Psychology and Public Health to Advance Health Equity (new window) 
Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Feb 22, 2021

Race and ethnicity data missing for nearly half of coronavirus vaccine recipients, federal study finds. (new window) 
The Washington Post
February 1, 2021

How COVID-19 Hollowed Out a Generation of Young Black Men (new window) 
December 22, 2020

The COVID-19 elephant and the blind men of race, place and gender (new window).
Gender and COVID-19 Working Group website
July 2020

Institutionalized Racism: America’s Eternal Pandemic (new window). Interviewed and quoted Derek Griffith.
Vanderbilt Political Review
April 2020

Why COVID-19 is hitting men harder than women (new window). Interviewed and quoted Derek Griffith.
April 2020

Derek Griffith – Seeing men’s health through a new lens (new window). Profile of Derek Griffith.
Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science
February 2020

Inequities and Innovative Solutions – Black Male Health. (new window)
“Information is the Best Medicine” WURD Philadelphia.
June 15, 2019

Fathers need to care for themselves as well as their kids – but often don’t (new window) 
The Conversation
June 14, 2019

 The Juggle Is Real: Navigating Life In Your 40s (new window)
National Public Radio program The Takeaway
May 2019

Interview with the American Cancer Society (new window)
American Cancer Society – Tennessee
August 2018

The Alarming State of Black Men’s Health (new window)
December 2017

Celebrate Movember: Tips for Improving Men’s Health (new window).
November 2017

Five Common Mistakes Men Make With Their Health (new window).
July 2017

Disparities in Men’s Health
Public Health Minute

It Takes a Village to Keep Black Men Healthy (new window). Quotes Derek Griffith.
The Root
March 2014

Get Thee to the Doctor (new window). Interviewed and quoted Derek Griffith
April 2011