JP Leider

Director, SPH Center for Public Health Systems

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JP Leider is a Senior Fellow in the Division of Health Policy and Management at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, and founding director of the School's Center for Public Health Systems. He is an Associate Faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He has active projects and collaborations with foundations, national public health organizations, public health researchers and academics, and public health practitioners. His current projects focus on public health systems, the public health workforce, and public health finance. JP is also the Director of Evaluation for the Region V Public Health Training Center. He holds a Ph.D. in Health Policy and Management from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

In his previous position at the de Beaumont Foundation as Senior Research and Evaluation Officer, JP was responsible for supporting grantee's research and evaluation needs, project management, and leading the Foundation's intramural research efforts. Previously, JP worked as a core team member in the Office of Population Health Improvement at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and in the Office of Public Health Training and Practice at Johns Hopkins. He has a B.A. in Philosophy and a B.S. in Genetics, Cell Biology and Development from the University of Minnesota.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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