Roxanne James, MPH

Research Associate


Roxanne James (She/her/hers) is a Research Associate at the Institute for Community Health. At ICH, Roxanne works on quality improvement, evaluation, and qualitative research projects focused on a range of topics including HIV, health equity, advocacy, telemedicine, and healthcare workforce development. Prior to her work with ICH, Roxanne was an environmental scientist at Epsilon Associates Inc., where she focused her work on understanding federal, state, and local environmental statutes and regulations and did GIS analyses for the state of Massachusetts. Through her MPH program, Roxanne completed a 6-month internship with an environmental nonprofit in Boston identifying tree canopy inequities and was a director of a student public health activist group.

Roxanne received a BS in Environmental Science and Educational Studies from The University of New England and completed her MPH with a focus on Health Equity at Simmons University. Roxanne was born in Rhode Island and currently lives in the greater Boston area. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors and playing rugby.