b'FUNDING INNOVATIONyou have that you cant find government dollars toLike many oldersupport.Along with The Pittsburgh Foundation, the otherindustrial cities, we contributors are all deeply invested in public health have a lead problem related issues: UPMC For You, Jefferson Regional Medical Center, The Heinz Endowments, Jewish Healthcare,affecting children Buhl, Hillman and Staunton Farm foundations. SomeThe department of these supported the robust national search process that resulted in Dr. Hackers appointment.documented the Recruited from Boston, where she had taught at theproblem so the public Harvard Medical School and led a community health organization, she came to the job with ambitious plans.and the foundations Foundation officers who were working in the publiccould work on solutions. health space knew that reorganization of the department would be essential to her being able to carry out theThats the model we agenda she laid out for us when she arrived, sayswant to hold onto.Jeanne Pearlman, Ph.D., The Pittsburgh Foundations senior vice president for Program and Policy.Jeanne Pearlman, Ph.D.Senior Vice President for Program and Policy, The Pittsburgh Foundation Dr. Karen Hacker, who has transitioned from Allegheny County Health Department director to the Centers for Disease Control, speaks with a Pittsburgh Foundation donor at an Explore Series event this year. 32'