Rabin Martin VP Terri Jackson Named to Board of Public Health Association of New York City

22 January 2013
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NEW YORK – Rabin Martin Vice President Terri Jackson has been appointed to the board of directors of the Public Health Association of New York City (PHANYC) where she will help oversee the association’s mission of improving public health in New York City.

“Rabin Martin is so proud of Terri’s passion and dedication to public health,” said Bill Martin, Rabin Martin’s President and CEO. “Our mission benefits tremendously from Terri’s leadership, expertise and vision every day. I am thrilled that Terri’s fingertip knowledge of the communities Rabin Martin works to serve combined with her understanding of the business community will be put to great use through her appointment to the board of directors of the Public Health Association of New York City.”Rabin Martin is a global health consulting firm based in New York City with a mission to improve health for underserved and hard-to-reach communities.

“We are delighted to have Terri joining us on the board,” said fellow board member Ana Garcia, Deputy Director of the Division of Health Policy at The New York Academy of Medicine. “She has tremendous experience grappling with key public health issues for all New Yorkers, and particularly those from some of our most disadvantaged communities. We are also keen to benefit from her understanding of how the public and private sectors can work together to improve the health in our communities.”

The honor reflects Terri’s 20-year career as a pioneer in programs in and policies for HIV prevention and care, sexual and reproductive health, substance abuse prevention and mental health. At Rabin Martin, Terri oversees a portfolio of domestic programs designed to increase access to health services for underserved and hard-to-reach populations. She will serve on the board’s program and communications committees.“The opportunity to serve on the board of directors for the Public Health Association of New York City is truly an honor,” said Terri Jackson, Vice President for Community Health at Rabin Martin. “Great progress has been made in the health of New Yorkers, but we have a long way to go in many of our hardest to reach communities. My work at Rabin Martin has proven that there is an important role for all sectors of society to play.”

Founded in 1936, the largest affiliate of the American Public Health Association, PHANYC is a professional association of public health and medical professionals. It puts forth policies, strategies and actions for assessment and adoption to assure that community-based health promotion and disease prevention activities and preventative health services are universally accessible in New York City.

About Rabin Martin

Rabin Martin is a global health strategy firm with a growing portfolio of projects in the U.S. and around the world. The firm specializes in helping multinational companies, multilateral organizations, universities, foundations and NGOs improve health and health equity in local communities and at the global level. Over the last 10 years, Rabin Martin has designed more than $1 billion in health programs and helped to secure billions more for unmet health needs. For more information, visit www.rabinmartin.com.

About Terri Jackson, MA

Terri Jackson is Vice President for Community Health at Rabin Martin, where she provides leadership for a portfolio of domestic programs designed to increase access to health services for underserved and hard-to-reach populations in the U.S. With more than 20 years of community-based experience, Jackson brings deep knowledge of public health policy, program development, strategic planning, and monitoring and evaluation. Throughout her career, she has been at the forefront of developing local and national programs in and policies for HIV prevention and care, sexual and reproductive health, substance abuse prevention and mental health. Her tenure at Rabin Martin follows many years of service with a number of prestigious national, regional and community service organizations. Jackson has an MA in political science and public policy analysis from Columbia University and a BA in political science and history from Bucknell University.

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