Deputy Chief, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Term ends: 12-31-17
Laurie Stroud Schneider earned her MPH from the University of Michigan/Ann Arbor and her BA from the University of Colorado/Boulder. She was the Coordinator of the Region VIII Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center at the Colorado School of Public Health’s Center for Public Health Practice. The RM-PHTC is responsible collaboratively working with others across the six state region to develop innovative learning opportunities to build the capacity of the people working in public health agencies, community-based organizations, clinics, and tribal nations. She has extensive experience in public health workforce development and program planning at the local, state, and national levels.
Prior to joining the Center for Public Health Practice, Ms. Schneider worked at the Rocky Mountain Center for Health Promotion and Education where she directed the Colorado K-12 Tobacco Prevention Initiative, the Alaska Tobacco Prevention and School Health Training and Technical Assistance Project, and the Utah Tobacco Control Training and Technical Assistance Project.
Her public health experience also includes work with Strategic Health Consultants, the AMC Cancer Research Center, the Detroit Health Department, and the U.S. Peace Corps. Laurie is a 2012 graduate of the Advanced Leadership Training Program.