Manager, Community-based Initiatives
American Academy of Pediatrics
Ms. Barrett works at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) as Manager, Community-based Initiatives. In this role, she provides oversight and strategic direction for the AAP Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Program and the Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP). She staffs the District CATCH Facilitators committee and works to evaluate and improve grant awarding programs. Ms. Barrett has 15-plus years’ experience in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating a variety of health and wellness programs in an array of settings. Prior to joining AAP, she served as the Deputy Director of the Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC), a program of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital. While at CLOCC, she handled the daily operations of the program. She has held many leadership positions at Chicago non-profits including Senior Director of Public Programs at Center on Halsted and Director, Elder Services at Howard Brown Health Center. Ms. Barrett earned her MPH degree from New York University.
Saturday, March 9
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM