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Anthony Q. Briggs

Research Assistant Professor NYU Langone Health, Grossman School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Oakland University

Dr. Anthony Q. Briggs (Dr. Briggs) graduated with his PhD from Ontario Institute for Studies (OISE) at University of Toronto. Dr. Briggs completed T32 Post Doctoral Fellow at New York University School of Medicine in the Dept. Population Health July 2022.

Dr. Briggs’ scholarly past research focuses on understanding how psychosocial risk factors influence the educational choices of young precariously employed Caribbean Black Male Youth (CBMYs), as they try to access to stable employment, and increase their wellbeing and quality of life which lead to a couple of publications. Dr. Briggs’ work has evolved by investigating the association between psychological resilience, insufficient sleep, dementia and cardiovascular disease risk among the Black/ African American older adult population.

Currently, Dr Briggs holds a Research Assistant Professor position at NYU Langone Health.


  • –present
    Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University Grossman School of Medicine, Department of Population Health
  • 2018–2020
    Faculty Fellow, Oakland University, Department of Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Anthropology


  • 2017 
    University of Toronto- OISE- Dept. Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, PhD.


  • 2018
    Second generation Caribbean black male youths discuss obstacles to educational and employment opportunities: a critical race counter-narrative analysis,