Brian C. Castrucci, DrPH, MA
Brian C. Castrucci, DrPH, MA, is the Chief Executive Officer of the de Beaumont Foundation where he has played a key role in building the Foundation into a leading voice in health philanthropy and public health practice. Under his leadership, the de Beaumont Foundation is driving change to improve population health, foster collaboration between public health and primary care, and strengthen the nation’s public health infrastructure. An award-winning epidemiologist with 10 years of experience working in state and local health departments, Castrucci brings a unique background to the philanthropic sector that allows him to shape and implement visionary and practical initiatives and partnerships and bring together research and practice to improve public health. Among the projects he has spearheaded are CityHealth, the BUILD Health Challenge, and the Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PHWINS).
He is also an editor and contributing author to several books including The Practical Playbook. Public Health. Primary Care. Together, Public Health Under Siege: Improving Policy in Turbulent Times, and Leading Systems Change in Public Health: A Field Guide for Practitioners.
Brian has published more than 85 articles in the areas of public health systems and services research, maternal and child health, health promotion, and chronic disease prevention. His recent work has focused on the public health needs of large cities, the need for better data systems, and public health system improvements.