[Podcast] Trends in Health Philanthropy: A Conversation with Faith Mitchell, CEO of Grantmakers in Health

November 14, 2016 Jamie Serino

"Within the last decade health funders have come to realize that it's important to not just to fund programs in communities, but also to understand the outcomes of those programs and to be a bit more systematic about their evaluation efforts" - Faith Mitchell

In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Faith Mitchell (@GIHealth_CEO), President & CEO of Grantmakers In Health (@GIHealth), the professional association for health philanthropy. Faith discusses how funders are engaging with eight emerging trends in health philanthropy: Aging, Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse, Child Development, Community Development, Health Reform, Healthy Living/Active Eating, Oral Health, and Population Health. Faith also explains how health funders are addressing health equity, which includes looking beyond traditional healthcare to the social determinants of health. The topic of impact measurement as it relates to health philanthropy is also explored.

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Jamie Serino

As Director of Marketing at MicroEdge + Blackbaud, Jamie Serino is responsible for driving market leadership, demand generation, branding, strategic events and communications for the Foundations & Corporate Markets group. For more than 15 years, Jamie has developed and led transformational marketing and communication strategies in both B-to-B and B-to-C technology industries including financial services, network security, CRM, Internet telephony and HR/Recruiting technology. Jamie began his career working with nonprofit organizations that served people with developmental disorders and mental illness. In addition, he has helped nonprofit organizations promote causes related to disaster preparedness, pediatric cancer, clean energy and ocean conservation. Jamie holds a B.A. in Psychology from Binghamton University.

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