Portrait of Danielle Dupuy

Danielle Dupuy

Executive Director

Danielle Dupuy is the Director of Research and Programs at the Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA and Executive Director of Million Dollar Hoods. Prior to coming to Los Angeles, Danielle worked for 7 years in Chicago, initially as a social epidemiologist at the Sinai Urban Health Institute and later as the Associate Director of the Metropolitan Breast Cancer Task Force. During that time, she worked on issues related to racial disparities and social equity in the fields of maternal and child health, breast cancer, urban agriculture, violence, and policing. In 2019, Danielle obtained her PhD in Community Health Sciences from UCLA with a minor in Law to focus on incarceration and its effect on the well-being of black communities.