Laura Colbert has worked at Georgians for a Healthy Future since 2014, and stepped into the Executive Director role in 2017.
Laura previously worked at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta; HSTAT, a student-run health policy and advocacy organization; and the CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention.
Laura sits on advisory committees for Georgia Departments of Community Health and Public Health, New Disabled South, and the Georgia State University's Center for Leadership in Disability. She has served as a Consumer Liaison Representative to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (2018-2020), and as a board member to the Georgia Society for Public Health Education. Laura is also an alum of the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Child Health Leadership Network (2019).
Laura earned her Master of Public Health degree from Emory University, where she focused on health literacy and the social determinants of health. Previously Laura attended the University of Georgia where she studied biomechanics and earned her B.S.Ed. She is also a Master Certified Health Education Specialist.
She lives in Atlanta with her husband and their two dogs.
Laura can be contacted at 404-567-5016 x 1 or firstname.lastname@example.org