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Nadine Gracia

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Nadine Gracia

President and CEO, Trust for America's Health
Nadine Gracia

J. Nadine Gracia is the president and CEO of Trust for America’s Health (TFAH), a nonprofit, nonpartisan public health policy, research, and advocacy organization in Washington, DC committed to promoting optimal health for every person and community and making health equity foundational to policymaking at all levels of society. Gracia is a national health equity leader with extensive leadership experience in the federal government, the nonprofit sector, academia, and professional associations. Before being appointed president and CEO, she served as TFAH’s executive vice president and chief operating officer. Prior to joining TFAH, Gracia served in the Obama Administration as the deputy assistant secretary for minority health and director of the Office of Minority Health at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In that capacity, she directed departmental policies and programs to end health disparities and advance health equity. She also provided executive leadership on administration priorities including the Affordable Care Act and the My Brother’s Keeper initiative. Previously, she served as chief medical officer in the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, where her portfolio included adolescent health, emergency preparedness, environmental health and climate change, global health, and the White House Council on Women and Girls. Prior to that role, she was appointed as a White House fellow at HHS and worked in the Office of the First Lady on the development of the Let’s Move! initiative to solve childhood obesity.