Dr. Wingate is an associate professor in the Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy Sciences. He received his PharmD and Ph.D. in Health Outcomes and Policy Research from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee. After completing this training, Dr. Wingate completed the CDC Prevention Effectiveness Fellowship in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Wingate began his career at Howard Universit in 2014.Dr. Wingate is a co-investigator for the Howard University National Workforce Diversity Program funded by the Office of Minority Health. This is a program designed to develop and implement strategies to increase the number of underrepresented minorities entering into the science, technology, and engineering related fields.Dr. Wingate research interests are in patient reported health outcomes and economic evaluations of public health programs, with an emphasis on those that focus on infectious disease. More specifically, Dr. Wingate has focused on programs focused on the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis in populations immigrating to the U.S.Dr. Wingate also has emerging interest in health behaviors and their impact on obesity within minority communities as he is a part of the NIH funded Obesity Health Disparities program.