Dr. Jevay Grooms is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Howard University. She is an applied microeconomist with research that lies at the intersection of public economics, health economics, and studies of poverty and inequality. Her overall research agenda is to study the impediments to adequate health care delivery and health outcomes of underserved and vulnerable populations with the keen intent to understand how poverty and the legacy of wealth inequality have contributed to health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities. In addition to research and instructing, she is committed to mentoring students and promoting and nurturing diversity in the field of economics. Dr. Grooms is a committee member for the American Economic Association Summer Training Program, hosted at Howard University until 2025.