Mina Li, MD, PhD, CSM
Coordinator for Health Services and Research
University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies

Mina Li joined the University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies in 2010. She coordinates health services, implements research activities, and manages health and wellness-related programs. She has launched statewide public health initiatives, conducted applied research, and provided guidance for program evaluation to perspective state agencies.

Dr. Li held various positions with the Mississippi State Department of Health for 16 years, including Division Director of Public Health Services, Program Management, and Community Outreach; Principal Investigator of the Public Health Laboratory; and Division Director/Program Director of the central office. She is trained as a medical doctor, holds a PhD in urban higher education administration and leadership, and is a certified public manager.