As Vice President of Policy & Communications, Elizabeth Myung Sook Krause provides vision and strategy for the Connecticut Health Foundation’s (CT Health) public policy and strategic communications activities.
On staff since 2005 and previously working in the grantmaking side of the foundation as a senior program officer, Elizabeth plays a leading role in integrating the work of CT Health’s program, policy, and communications departments. Elizabeth oversaw the 2013 rollout of CT Health’s strategic shift, which makes expanding health equity for people of color the foundation’s central focus. Her public policy role revolves around ensuring that health equity is baked into the implementation of health reform in Connecticut. A recognized health equity expert, Elizabeth represents the foundation on a number of state and national advisory bodies and multi-partner initiatives.
The Smith College and Harvard School of Public Health alumna previously served as a Prevention Specialist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Elizabeth is a fellow of Grantmakers in Health’s Terrance Keenan Institute for Emerging Leaders in Health Philanthropy.