Dr. Faith Foreman is the Assistant Director of the Houston Department of Health & Human Services. She also serves as the Chair of Cities Changing Diabetes, a partnership program dedicated to investigating and solving the problem of diabetes in urban centers. An expert in public and community health promotion, evaluation and planning, Foreman has led the design, implementation, and evaluation of numerous health interventions at the local, state and federal level. She has a special passion for eliminating health disparities among marginalized communities and strives to bring social justice and equity to the delivery of preventive health services. She received her PhD in Public Health from the University of Texas Health Center at Houston.