Heather E Fosburgh

Project Manager; Lecturer, Health Policy and Management

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: T Cohen Lab


Heather Fosburgh is currently the Director of Programs and Outreach for the Yale Greenberg World Fellows Program at the Jackson Institute for World Affairs. Before this, she spent five years at the Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI), most recently as a Program Manager. She worked on health system strengthening in Africa, South East Asia and the Caribbean. A lecturer at the Yale School of Public Health, Ms. Fosburgh teaches financial management; leadership, management and governance practices; and strategic problem solving in GHLI’s certificate and master’s-level education programs. She contributes qualitative and mixed methods knowledge on a range of domestic and international research and evaluation projects. Additionally, Ms. Fosburgh consults with Partners in Health’s University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda where she works with students as they develop and implement their practicum experience. Before returning to obtain her MPH, Ms. Fosburgh managed the compliance (stewardship) department at The Rotary Foundation (TRF) of Rotary International and was responsible for implementing a global reporting process and strengthening the financial and program management of TRF grant funds.

Ms. Fosburgh has her MPH in Health Policy and Management, with a certificate in Global Health, from the Yale School of Public Health and her MS in Political Science and Community Development from Illinois State University.

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