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Lisa Medellin
Lisa Medellin
Senior Program Officer

Lisa Medellin joined Healthcare Georgia Foundation in May 2005, and serves as the Foundation’s senior program officer. In this position, Lisa is the primary liaison between the Foundation and its grant applicants, grantees, policy makers as well as other foundations and nonprofit organizations. Lisa is also responsible for reviewing and analyzing all solicited and unsolicited letters of intent and grant proposals received by the Foundation.

Prior to joining Healthcare Georgia Foundation, Lisa was with Emory University-Rollins School of Public Health, where she was the director of resource management and communications for the Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium (TTAC). She has over 12 years of progressive experience in public health and program development. Lisa held various positions with the American Cancer Society, Emory University School of Medicine, Planned Parenthood of Georgia, and Georgia's Department of Children and Youth Services.

Lisa is an active member of the community and has been closely involved with the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta - Women's Legacy Council, the Junior League of Atlanta and the DeKalb County Department of Children & Family Services.

Lisa received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Illinois State University and her Master’s degree in Social Work, with a focus in Health Care Administration from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.