Anthony T. Woart, PhD, MBA 

Professor of Sociology and Director, Minority Health Institute 
Bluefield State College

Anthony Woart is trained as a medical sociologist. He currently is Professor of Sociology at Bluefield State College (BSC) and Director of the BSC Minority Health Institute. BSC is a leader of health and healthcare promotion among minority Appalachian citizens. BSC’s vision is to strengthen and improve access to health care through education, resource development, research, and community partnership.

Dr. Woart’s leadership has enabled BSC to secure more than $1.5 million to support research, outreach projects, and other efforts to reduce the burden of health disparities among West Virginia’s minority subpopulations. He holds a PhD in sociology from Boston University and is the 2005 recipient of Minority Access, Inc.’s National Faculty Researcher Role Model Award.