A Yale physician who specializes in health disparities is among the co-chairs of President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus task force. Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith is a professor of medicine and epidemiology at Yale School of Medicine. Her research focuses on promoting health and healthcare equity for marginalized populations, and supporting healthcare workforce diversity and development. Dr Nunez-Smith served on Gov. Ned Lamont’s Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group. She will co-chair the national task force along with Vivek Murthy, a former U.S. surgeon general; and David Kessler, a former FDA commissioner.