Meet Our Fellows

Congressional PlacementRep. Alma Adams

Fellowship Presented By

Hilary Carruthers

Health Fellow

Dr. Hilary Carruthers (she/her), DrPH, MSW is a public health professional and social worker from Atlanta, Georgia. Her research areas include childhood obesity and physical education policy, where her findings highlight the association between socioeconomic status and physical education outcomes. Hilary aspires to improve child and maternal health while eliminating disparities. Her work experience includes youth development, non-profits, evaluation, and time spent in the United Kingdom where she advocated for children in foster care. She currently serves her local community as Board Chair of 7 Pillars Career Academy, an Atlanta area charter school that aims to destroy the school-to-prison pipeline. Hilary is a member of The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Northwest Georgia Chapter, Inc. Her long-term career aspirations are at the nexus of policy, program development, and research. Hilary obtained her Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, Master of Social Work, and Doctor of Public Health from The University of Georgia.