Rev. Albert Whitaker, MA
Director of Community Partnerships, New England | American Diabetes Association
Rev. Albert Whitaker is a native of Boston, MA. He currently serves as lead consultant to various health systems around issues of population health, quality measures, social determinants of health and equity. Diagnosed in 2001 with Type 2 Diabetes, he has worked diligently to develop and implement evidence-based health promotion programs to help improve the overall health of communities throughout New England.
Rev. Whitaker is presently working on his second master’s degree in Public Health. His research focus is on the intersection of spirituality and health outcomes among marginalized, low-income communities. Fluent in Spanish, Rev. Whitaker served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay in South America. He also serves as Interim Pastor of St. Mark Congregational Church in Roxbury, MA. Rev. Whitaker serves on several boards, coalitions and advisories.