Practice Full ReportGender Inequity in the Public Health WorkforceYassine, Brianne Bostian PhD, MPH, CHES; Rojewski, Jay W. PhD; Ransom, Montrece McNeill JD, MPH Author Information Department of Career and Information Studies, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia (Drs Yassine and Rojewski); National Network of Public Health Institutes, Washington, District of Columbia (Dr Ransom); and College of Health and Health Sciences, Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Dr Ransom). Correspondence: Brianne Bostian Yassine, PhD, MPH, CHES, Department of Career and Information Studies, University of Georgia, 210 River's Crossing, 850 College Station Rd, Athens, GA 30602 ([email protected]). The authors declare no conflicts of interest. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: March/April 2022 - Volume 28 - Issue 2 - p E390-E396 doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000001374 Buy Metrics Abstract Context: Public health is a gendered field. Although a majority of the public health workforce, women encounter an imbalance of power and experience disparate opportunities within the profession. Analysis: This article offers a multidimensional critique of gender inequity within the public health workforce through an examination of the literature. Results: There are three existing disparities between men and women in public health: unequal representation in leadership positions; persistence of wage discrimination; and disparities in scholarly publication and citations. Disparities are often more pronounced among women with intersectional identities (eg, race/ethnicity or other identities). Discussion: Gender inequity is structural, and solutions must address micro-, interactional, and macro-levels. The changing workforce and practitioners' skills in addressing upstream issues provide the opportunity to address this issue. © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.