Amelia Brandt Joins Medicines for Humanity Board of Directors
Medicines for Humanity (MFH) Board Chair Cordelia “Kirk” Ryan has announced that Amelia Brandt, DrPH has been elected to serve as a member of the MFH Board of Directors. Dr. Brandt has dedicated her career to public health programs and has worked as a program manager and researcher in the U.S., Latin America, and Africa. She is currently Evaluation Manager, Community Health and Social Impact for CareFirst Blue Cross and Blue Shield based in Baltimore, MD. Her previous experience includes several research positions at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, as well as a Research and Evaluation Officer at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her international experience includes a position with the Pan American Health Organization for which she managed an eight-country maternal health project. Amelia has also been a Program Manager for GOAL Sierra Leone and has worked for the Mennonite Mission Network in Quito, Ecuador.
Amelia was first introduced to Medicines for Humanity (MFH) in 2012 when she was hired as Associate Program Director for Latin America and Caribbean programs. In her role with MFH, She was an integral part of the management team that was responsible for major growth and expansion of MFH programs. Amelia holds a Doctor of Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, a Master of Social Work and a Master of Public Health from Washington University in St. Louis, and a Bachelor of Social Work from Bethel College.
“We are so excited to have Amelia back with us,” enthused Ms. Ryan. “We have always considered her to be part of the MFH family and we are very proud of her accomplishments in the field of public health. Her expertise and experience will provide invaluable guidance and vision as we continue to expand our reach and services to vulnerable people in developing communities around the world.”