Dr. Francoise Knox Kazimierczuk is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Science at the University of Cincinnati. She is an experienced clinician with over 15 years of clinical dietetics experience focusing on chronic disease management. In addition to her vast clinical dietetic experience, Dr. Knox-Kazimierczuk is trained in mix methods and the principles of Community Based Participatory Research to address racial health disparities through a critical race theory lens. She is involved with several community organizations and projects assisting in the development of interventions to address chronic disease in African American communities. Dr. Knox-Kazimierczuk is a trained Qualified Administrator for the Intercultural Competence Development Inventory and has eleven years of experience facilitating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion workshops.