Andrea Bradley-Ewing is the Director of Community Engaged Research in the Health Services and Outcomes Research Division at Children's Mercy Hospital. She has been involved in public health research programs in the Kansas City metropolitan community since 2004. She is a research associate on the KC FAITH Initiative whose mission is to reduce health disparities in the African American community through the use of culturally and religiously tailored multi-level health promotion programming. Before joining the KC FAITH Initiative team, she also served as Project Director for KC QUEST, a project aimed at motivating and encouraging community members to make healthy lifestyle choices. Ms. Bradley-Ewing also served as a Research Associate for the Hertland Health Network in which she worked closely with local churches, reserchers, and community organizations to create partnerships to address health disparities in African American communities.
Ms. Bradley-Ewing earned her Master's of Public Administration with an emphasis in Health Services Administration and Master's of Arts in Psychology from the University of Missouri-Kansas Ctiy. Her professional interests include access to quality health care for poor and underserved communities, health promotion and disease prevention, and eliminating health disparities.