Barbara C. Wallace is a New York State licensed psychologist, tenured full professor of health education, and director of the programs in health education and community health education, Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University. She is the founding director of the Research Group on Disparities in Health.
Her career highlights include being honored with fellow status in the Society of Addiction Psychology and Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race of the American Psychological Association. Among the books she has written are “Making Mandated Addiction Treatment Work,” “Toward Equity in Health: A New Global Approach to Health Disparities,” and “HIV/AIDS Peer Education Training Manual: Combining African Healing Wisdom and Evidence-Based Behavior Change Strategies.” She also has written numerous journal articles, and chapters in edited books.
She has edited or authored seven books as pro bono work for a non-governmental organization. As social justice work, several independent reports are archived historical documents for advancing diversity at Teachers College.