Christopher Kinabrew, MPH, MSW
Chief Strategy Officer
National Network of Public Health Institutes
New Orleans, LA
Christopher Kinabrew, Chief Strategy Officer, is responsible for enhancing awareness of NNPHI and its member public health institutes among national, state, and local partners. Mr. Kinabrew helps manage NNPHI’s overall communications and new business development. He also leads several NNPHI projects with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and private foundations, providing support and oversight to NNPHI staff and contractors. He was Esri’s Public Health Specialist from 2005-2010, linking public health geographic information systems (GIS) users worldwide as a liaison to the public health sector. He worked with NNPHI in its early years, beginning his public health career as an intern assisting the Louisiana Public Health Institute with proposal writing and policy research, with an emphasis on tobacco control and prevention. Prior to entering public health, Mr. Kinabrew worked in music and publishing. He graduated from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Tulane School of Social Work in New Orleans, Louisiana and Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts.