Jevay Grooms

Jevay Grooms is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Economics at Howard University in Washington, D.C. and currently a Visiting Faculty & Scholar at the University of Southern California in the Sol Price School of Public Policy. Dr. Grooms is an applied microeconomist with research areas of interests that lie at the intersection of public economics, health economics, and studies of poverty and inequality. Her overall research agenda is to study the impediments to adequate health care delivery and health outcomes of underserved and vulnerable populations with the keen intent to understand how poverty and the legacy of wealth inequality have contributed to health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities. In addition to research and instructing, Dr. Grooms is committed to mentoring students and promoting and nurturing diversity in the field of economics.