Published: June 24, 2019
By Sally Crocker
UNTHSC School of Public Health graduate Brittany Marshall, DrPH, CPH, CHES, has been recognized by the de Beaumont Foundation as a “40 Under 40 in Public Health” leader who is improving health, changing lives and helping to strengthen communities across the country through creativity and innovation.
Founded in 1998, the de Beaumont Foundation creates and invests in solutions to improve the health of communities through partnerships, policies, entrepreneurial problem-solving, the public health workforce and local approaches to achieving broad, lasting change.
The organization’s vision is to help build a nation where every person in every community has an opportunity to achieve their best possible health.
This year marks the de Beaumont Foundation’s first list of 40 Under 40 honorees, who work in a variety of public health-related positions across the U.S.
Dr. Marshall, who received her DrPH in Public Health Practice from the UNTHSC School of Public Health in 2016, currently works as an Evaluation Specialist for the CDC Foundation in Atlanta.
In her role with the CDC, Dr. Marshall leads an impact evaluation of the UPS Road Code Safe Driving for Teens program alongside partners at the UPS Foundation and the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
Her practice and research interests include HIV prevention, program evaluation and implementation science.
The de Beaumont Foundation recognized as a Bold Solution her creation of “Kevin’s Korner,” an online platform where community members in Lake County, Florida, can ask anonymous questions related to STDs and HIV, helping to overcome a culture of stigma and allowing individuals to receive the support and care they need.
“Each and every day, Brittany Marshall strives to eliminate healthcare inequalities, especially within African American and urban communities, in both her professional and personal life,” the de Beaumont Foundation said.
Dr. Marshall is an alumna of LEAD Atlanta, GeorgiaForward Young Gamechangers, the National Urban League Emerging Leaders Program and New Leaders Council.