Vincent N. Lafronza, EdD, MS

Beginning his human services and public health career in 1985, Dr. Lafronza worked in the fields of gerontology, behavioral health, community environmental health intervention, and public health systems development in communities, states, and American Indian/Alaska Native nations.  Since 2000 his work has included program development, direction, and implementation responsibilities with the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), where he was responsible for developing and overseeing federal cooperative agreements.  He also served as Program Director for the Turning Point National Program Office, and was responsible for program portfolios in excess of $14M.  He has provided technical assistance to dozens of community partnerships nationwide as well as several partnerships in the Caribbean.

Dr. Lafronza is a co-producer of Race, Class, and Health, a national satellite event engaging over 377 communities in pursuit of health equity, and a co-supervising producer for the Turning Point documentary, The Edge of America: Fighting for Health and Justice.

He has co-authored NACCHO Issue Briefs, Public Health Practice and Emergency Preparedness – CAN IT WORK?; Cross-Jurisdictional Public and Private Sector Partnerships: Strengthening Emergency Preparedness Activities (Kansas City Metro Area); and Creating Health Equity Through Social Justice: A Working Paper. He has also written on numerous topics related to U.S. public health systems capacity.

Vincent N. Lafronza, EdD, MS President & CEO National Network of Public Health Institutes

Vincent N. Lafronza, EdD, MS

President & CEO National Network of Public Health Institutes

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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