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 brings that hands-on experience to his current role as the head of the largest charitable foundation focused on state and local public health. A fierce advocate for the public health profession, Dr. Castrucci is a sought-after speaker and media source who has been quoted in USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Atlantic, the Associated Press, Fox News, CBS, National Public Radio, among other media outlets. He can speak on topics including:

  • The need for a national COVID strategy – testing, tracing, vaccination
  • The need to invest in public health and 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

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