Center For Health Disparities Research
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David E. Rivers is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Public Information and Community Outreach at the Medical University of South Carolina. He has served the University in a number of capacities since January 1995.
Dr. Rivers serves as Chairman of the James E. Clyburn Research and Scholarship Foundation. He is also President of the Jonathan Green Foundation. He is a member of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators, American Water Works Association, Water Environment Federation, and the 100 Black Men of Charleston, SC. Dr. Rivers is a Board Member of the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, SC; National Urban Fellows in New York, NY; the Alliance for Digital Equality in Atlanta, GA; the Congressional Black Caucas Institute 21st Century Council Executive Committee; Rural Mission, Inc.; Advisory Board Member of Charleston First Reliance Bank; the Art Form and Theater Concepts, Inc.; the Trident Urban League; the National Caucas and Center for Black Aged, Inc.; the Charleston Enterprise Community Health Center; and the National Brownfields Association of South Carolina - Executive Committee. He has also served as a Board Member of the Community Foundation and the Charleston Regional Development Alliance. In addition, he was elected city wide to serve as a Commissioner of Public Works for the City of Charleston in 2003 and was re-elected in September of 2009 unopposed, where he serves as Vice Chairman.