Laura Colbert

Executive Director

Laura Colbert has served as the Executive Director at Georgians for a Healthy Future since 2017.

Laura came to GHF in June 2014 as the Community Outreach Manager. She 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 the Georgia Department of Community Health's Medical Care Advisory Committee. 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, their two dogs, and many bicycles.

Laura can be contacted at 404-567-5016 x 1 or