Andrea Young Kellum, Healthcare Georgia Foundation

TITLE: Program Officer

FOCUS AREAS: Access to healthcare, health disparities, disease prevention, nonprofit capacity building, health policy, childhood obesity, rural communities, infant mortality

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PROFILE: Andrea Young Kellum is a program officer at the Healthcare Georgia Foundation in Atlanta. She joined the foundation in July 2008 and provides the following information about her current role and background on LinkedIn:

Serve as liaison between the Foundation and its grant applicants, grantees, as well as other foundations and nonprofit organizations. Responsible for reviewing and analyzing solicited and unsolicited letters of intent and grant proposals received by the Foundation.

12+ years in both program development and grants management in a philanthropic setting. Currently manage health programs focusing on primary care and the safety net, rural and public health, infant mortality and general operating support. 

Specialties: Grant review and program design and implementation

She previously worked as grants administrator and consultant for the foundation, and before that she worked as a program associate at the Missouri Foundation for Health for four years.

Her foundation bio shares:

Andrea Young Kellum joined Healthcare Georgia Foundation in February 2008 and currently serves as program officer with the Foundation. As program officer, Andrea serves as a liaison between the Foundation and its grant applicants, grantees, as well as other foundations and nonprofit organizations. Andrea is also responsible for reviewing and analyzing solicited and unsolicited letters of intent and grant proposals received by the Foundation. Prior to this role, Andrea served as grants administrator with the Foundation.

Prior to joining Healthcare Georgia Foundation, Andrea served as a program associate with the Missouri Foundation for Health for four years. In this role, she was the team lead for a multi-million dollar initiative to improve primary care in non-metropolitan settings. She also served on several funding teams including dental sealants for children, diabetes self-management, asthma, basic operating support, and health interventions in non-traditional settings. Andrea has held various positions with The EMPRISE Group, Inc. (a St. Louis health promotion consulting firm), the Missouri Institute of Mental Health, the St. Louis City Department of Health, and the USDA. 

Andrea received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Florida A&M University and her Master of Public Health degree in Behavioral Science/Health Education from Saint Louis University.