Lizzie Corcoran, MPH, who served as a 2017-18 Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health (ASPPH) Philanthropy Fellow, has joined the de Beaumont Foundation as the special assistant to the CEO and executive team. In her new role, she provides leadership and execution for initiatives that are of high importance to the Foundation’s mission.
“As an ASPPH fellow, Lizzie added tremendous value to our programs and partnerships,” said Brian C. Castrucci, CEO. “She demonstrated a level of creativity, leadership, and initiative that we expect of all our staff, so we are excited to have her join us full-time.”
In her year as an ASPPH Fellow, Lizzie assumed the role of managing editor of the Practical Playbook, a guidebook that facilitates partnerships between healthcare and public health professionals and includes more than 100 authors and 50 chapters; supported the strategic planning process for the third round of the BUILD Health Challenge, and helped field the 2017 PH WINS survey (Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey). She also wrote and presented on a number of topics, including the role of Millennials in the public health workforce.
Before coming to the de Beaumont Foundation, Lizzie worked in the public school system of St. Louis advocating for new discipline policies by building teacher capacity, implementing trauma-informed care, and building consensus around racial equity principles within schools. Lizzie also worked with HealthHIV in Washington, D.C., building the capacity of health departments to better prevent HIV.
Lizzie earned her master’s of public health degree in behavioral science and health education from Saint Louis University’s College for Public Health and Social Justice and her bachelor’s degree in public health and international studies from Saint Louis University.