Brian C. Castrucci, DrPH, President and CEO

Brian C. Castrucci, DrPH

President and CEO, de Beaumont Foundation

A leader in health philanthropy with a background in epidemiology, Brian Castrucci, DrPH,  spent a decade helping to lead the health departments of Philadelphia, Texas, and Georgia. He was a driving force behind PH WINS, the only survey of the state and local government public health workforce, and CityHealth, which promotes healthy policies in cities.

A fierce advocate for state and local governmental public health professionals, Brian can speak on topics including:

  • The need to invest in health, not just healthcare
  • Public health funding – trends and needs, and how funding affects preparedness
  • The intersection of policy and health – sick leave, housing, education, etc.
  • Challenges to the public health field – turnover, lack of resources, recruitment/retention

Recent writing and interviews:

Media inquiries and interview requests: Contact Mark Miller at

Invitations for speaking engagements: Contact Nicole Holton at

Chrissie Juliano, MPP, Executive Director, Big Cities Health Coalition

Chrissie Juliano, MPP

Executive Director, Big Cities Health Coalition

Chrissie Juliano, MPP,  leads the Big Cities Health Coalition, a forum for the health leaders of America’s largest metropolitan health departments to exchange strategies and jointly address issues to promote and protect the health and safety of the nearly 62 million people they serve. Prior to joining BCHC, she was a senior program manager at RESOLVE, where she developed and facilitated collaborative processes and consensus-building projects among a variety of public health stakeholder groups. As part the RESOLVE health team, she managed the Public Health Leadership Forum, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, as well as other projects including Too Many Patients, Too Few Resources, which sought to gather community opinion on how to allocate scarce medical resources in a pandemic. Previously, Chrissie worked on stakeholder outreach at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products and in policy development at the Trust for America’s Health.

Ms. Juliano can speak on urban health issues and the challenges cities face, including:

  • Infectious disease
  • Emergency preparedness and response
  • Tobacco
  • Opioids
  • Violence
  • Health equity
  • Public health funding/infrastructure

Recent writing and interviews:

Media inquiries and interview requests: Contact Chrissie directly at


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