Lauren R. Darensbourg, MPH

Director of Strategic Initiatives
President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition

Lauren R. Darensbourg, MPH, is the Director of Strategic Initiatives at the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition. In this role, Lauren develops programs and psrtnerships that support the Council's vision to ensure all Americans lead healthy, active lives. In addition, she leads all disability and minority health-related activities and initiatives of the Council including oversight of I Can Do It!, a customizable model to assist the implementation of inclusive health promotion programs. Lauren joined the US Department of Health and Human Services in May 2008 as an Oakridge Institute of Science and Education Fellow at the Office of Minority Health, where she contributed to the National Stakeholder Strategy for Achieving Health Equity, the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities, and the A Healthy Baby Begins With You initiative. Lauren earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry as well as a Masters degree in Public Health with a concentration in behavioral science and health education from Florida A & M University. She is committed to leading a healthy lifestyle and does so by playing recreational sports and eating lots of veggies.


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