Craig S. Andrade

Craig S. Andrade

Associate Dean, School of Public Health, Boston University

Boston University School of Public Health

Craig Andrade is associate dean of practice, director of the Activist Lab, and interim chair of the Department of Community Health Science at Boston University’s School of Public Health managing SPH’s public health practice portfolio locally, nationally, and globally.

Previously, Dr. Andrade was the director of the Bureau of Family Health & Nutrition (BFHN) at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH). He also served as director of the Division of Health Access at DPH, helped found the Racial Equity Leadership Team and Cross-Department Racial Equity Collaborative at DPH, and was associate dean of health and wellness and director of Student Health Services at Wheaton College in Norton, MA.

Craig is a registered nurse, athletic trainer, licensed massage therapist, and strength and condition specialist with masters and doctoral degrees in public health from Boston University. His research interests include behavioral risk management and resilience-building among children, adolescents, and young adults.

Areas of Expertise

  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Social Policy
  • Sociology
  • Public Health
  • Maternal & Child Health
  • Adolescent Health
  • Program Intervention
  • Design and Evaluation
  • Community Engagement


  • Focus Groups
  • Interviews
  • Mixed Methods
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Survey Methods and Questionnaires