Leandra Lacy, MPH

Training and technical assistance specialist, Urban Institute

Leandra Lacy is a training and technical assistance specialist in the Research to Action Lab at the Urban Institute. She designs and delivers tailored technical assistance for community-based organizations that Urban supports through the Partnering for Vaccine Equity project, which is funded by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Lacy also supports the design of a train-the-trainer model for Urban’s Boosting Upward Mobility work, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Before joining Urban, she worked in university, clinic, and nonprofit settings on sexual and reproductive health research, education, programming, and capacity building. Her passions include STI/HIV prevention, maternal health, community health, racial equity, and health equity. Lacy has a BA in women’s studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MPH in behavioral sciences and health education from Emory University.

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