Lauri Solomon, public health expert, is an experienced prevention specialist, behavioral health contract manager, and social justice educator. She is committed to advancing efforts to address health disparities and social determinants of health. For over 20 years, she has provided training and technical assistance (TA) on topics such as substance misuse, HIV and sexually transmitted infection, and teen pregnancy prevention. She brings expertise in community needs assessments, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, program evaluation, social marketing, parent education, and positive youth development models.
Solomon advances the goals of several EDC initiatives to improve quality and equity of health care, including the Center for Strategic Prevention Support.
Before joining EDC, Solomon was an emergency preparedness planner and a consultant to public health initiatives. She also served as a grant and program manager for the Washington State Department of Health and the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services.
Solomon holds an EdD and an MEd in Social Justice Education from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She received a BA in Public Health and Psychology from Evergreen State College.