Djuana Harvell

Director, Special & Innovative Projects, The Foundation for Sustainable Urban Communities
Term ends: 12-31-23

Dr. Djuana Harvell is the Director of Special and Innovative Projects at the The Foundation for Sustainable Urban Communities within the be well Health and Wellness Initiative (be well). Within be well, Djuana leads health advocacy programs in collaboration with diverse stakeholders and leverages her background as a research scientist to think creatively, deliver project management, strategic planning, and implementation of key be well projects and programs

A recognized leader in her community, Djuana serves on the Partnership of Academicians and Communities for Translation Council as Vice-President. She also serves on the Board Directors for Girls, Inc. of Metro Denver and the Executive Board of the Denver Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, a public service organization. Her focus is advancing educational opportunities and inspiring others to break through limiting beliefs, creatively solve problems, and achieve beyond expectations. Djuana is a graduate of the Inaugural class of the Regional Institute for Health and Environmental Leadership (RIHEL) Coaching Academy and a graduate of the class of 2018 RIHEL Advanced Leadership Training Program and Healthy Community Design Program. She graduated from Clark Atlanta University with a B.S. and M.S. in Chemistry and earned a Ph.D. in Pathology and Microbiology from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.