Associate Director for Training & Workforce Development, NCCPHT
New Orleans, LA
Laura Prechter, MS, serves as the Associate Director for Training and Workforce Development within the National Coordinating Center for Public Health Training (NCCPHT) at the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI). Laura has a track record of implementing programs aimed at strengthening the capacity of the public health workforce. In this role she oversees a portfolio of initiatives focused on improving public health through capacity building, training, workforce development, and technical assistance.
Before joining NNPHI, Laura worked in the Office of Mayor Mitch Landrieu as part of the Mayor’s Innovation Delivery Team, a department funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies to provide the city of New Orleans with the capacity and expertise to systematically innovate and develop solutions to top mayoral priorities. Prior to entering the public health field, Laura worked in the arts at various galleries and museums. Laura earned her MS in Nonprofit Management from the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy and a BA in Art History from Tulane University.