Center Seminar Series – Alonzo Plough

Moving From Disparities to Equity to Thriving: Operationalizing a Culture of Health

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 1-1:50pm

Alonzo Plough, PhD, is the Chief Science Officer and Vice President of Research-Evaluation-Learning of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  He is responsible for aligning all of the Foundation’s work with the best evidence from research and practice and incorporating program evaluations into organizational learning. Dr. Plough has been a national leader in public health practice for over 25 years, having worked previously at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, where he served as director of emergency preparedness and response from 2009–2013.

Dr. Plough earned his PhD and MA at Cornell University, and his MPH at Yale University School of Medicine’s Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. He has held academic appointments at Harvard University School of Public Health, Tufts University Department of Community Medicine, and Boston University School of Management. He is currently clinical professor of health services at the University of Washington School of Public Health in Seattle.

You can view a recording of the seminar here.