Susan Passmore

Position title: Assistant Director, Collaborative Center for Health Equity


Phone: (608) 265-9429

2112 Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC)

Susan Passmore

Dr. Susan Passmore is a Senior Scientist & CCHE Assistant Director for Community Engaged Research. Previously serving as an Assistant Director with the Maryland Center for Health Equity (M-CHE) in the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland-College Park, Dr. Passmore’s portfolio includes building community engaged infrastructure for CCHE including contributing to engagement activities occurring within our All of Us precision medicine program and working across our CTSA to advance community-academic partnerships. In Spring 2019, she led a train-the-trainer workshop for 12 UW faculty and staff on a curriculum she co-developed at M-CHE, Building Trust between Minorities and ResearchersDr. Passmore is also involved in the developing Neighborhood Health Partnerships program.

As an anthropologist, Dr. Passmore is passionate about building capacity for the connections that are a fundamental to the pursuit of health equity. Dr. Passmore’s scholarship centers around the use of qualitative and mixed method research to explore ways to incorporate the principles of community based, participatory methods.