Posts by Brian Castrucci

Brian is the president and chief executive officer of the de Beaumont Foundation.

PH WINS Reveals Gaps, Needs, and Opportunities: Now What?

By Brian C. Castrucci, DrPH When the de Beaumont Foundation first launched the Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS) in 2014, we didn’t know what to expect, but with the release of our 2017 survey, two themes have become clear: 1) the workforce is composed of dedicated, skilled professionals who want to… Read more »

Fresh Perspectives: Paving the Way for Better Health

Over the next few months, the de Beaumont Foundation is partnering with the American Public Health Association on a new blog series, titled “Fresh Perspectives.” Between now and the APHA Annual Meeting in November, “Fresh Perspectives” will provide insights from people with a range of perspectives who will offer practical lessons and tips. You’ll hear from a… Read more »

Unleashing the Power of the Public Health Workforce: Challenges & Opportunities

by Brian C. Castrucci The public health workforce plays a vital role in improving the health of communities, but do they have the skills and support they need to succeed? On July 10 at the annual meeting of the National Association of City and Council Health Officials (NACCHO), de Beaumont Foundation CEO Brian C. Castrucci… Read more »

Health Starts in the Community, Not the Clinic

by Brian C. Castrucci We are fortunate to live in a nation where our healthcare system is filled with dedicated providers offering cutting-edge, innovative clinical care to prevent and control diseases. However, despite all the money we spend on health, the United States still lags behind other countries in terms of health outcomes such as… Read more »

Better Health Through Business Skills

by Brian C. Castrucci There have always been politicians who believed that government could be more efficient and impactful if operated more like a business. While often debated throughout the history of civilized government, the same conclusion is always reached – government really can’t run like a business. One has a profit mindset; the other… Read more »