Della Brown White, Ph.D., is a program officer in the NICHD Office of Health Equity. Dr. White received her B.S. in chemistry from Alabama State University and earned her Ph.D. in health education/health promotion at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed postdoctoral training in public health genomics within the Social and Behavioral Research Branch, Division of Intramural Research at the National Human Genome Research Institute. Dr. White's overall research interest is in improving health outcomes among minority and underserved populations. She has conducted research focused in two primary areas: (1) understanding social and cultural factors that influence access to and participation in existing (e.g., weight loss interventions) and emerging (e.g., genetic testing) health technologies; and (2) examining factors that influence health outcomes among racial/ethnic minority populations participating in health behavior change interventions. Within the Office of Health Equity, Dr. White directs programs related to understanding the role of community engagement in promoting health equity in maternal and child health outcomes among minority and underserved populations and improving workforce diversity in maternal and child health equity research.