Dr. Roland Thorpe joined the Office of the Provost in 2017 as a Provost’s Fellow. As a Provost’s Fellow, he worked with the Offices of Faculty Affairs and Research to design skills training modules for undergraduate research and develop a mentoring program to train graduate students, postdoctoral students, and faculty in the art of mentoring undergraduate students.
He is an associate professor of Health, Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He holds joint appointments in Medicine and in Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and in the Undergraduate Program in Public Health in the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences. He serves as the director of the Program for Research on Men’s Health at the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions. Dr. Thorpe is a member of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Thorpe’s research focuses on racial and socioeconomic health disparities, particularly among U.S. men.
He received his B.S. from Florida A&M University. He earned his M.S. and his Ph.D. from Purdue University.