President and CEO of Grantmakers In Health (GIH)
Faith Mitchell, Ph.D., is President and CEO of Grantmakers In Health (GIH), a Washington DC-based national organization that advises, informs, and supports the work of health foundations and corporate giving programs. Dr. Mitchell’s career bridges research, practice, and social and health policy. Prior to GIH, she held leadership positions at the National Academies (National Research Council and Institute of Medicine), U.S. Department of State, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and San Francisco Foundation. Dr. Mitchell has a doctorate in medical anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley. She has written or edited numerous policy-related publications. She is also the author of Hoodoo Medicine, a groundbreaking study of Black folk medicine, and The Book of Secrets, Part 1, a semi-factual supernatural thriller.