David Olawuyi Fakunle, Ph.D.

David Olawuyi Fakunle, Ph.D.

David Olawuyi Fakunle, Ph.D. is a self-described “mercenary for change,” willing to employ
any talent and occupy any space to elevate anyone who feels divested from their truest self,
particularly People of Color. David earned a Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of
Public Health, where he is currently Associate Faculty in the Mental Health department, and
serves as Adjunct Faculty at the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine. David’s
research interests include stressors within the built environment, manifestations of institutional
racism in society, and the utilization of arts and culture to strengthen health, equity, and
ultimately liberation.