Maddie Ribble, MA Public Health Association
Maddie Ribble, MPH, is Director of Public Policy and Campaign Strategy at the Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA), where he has responsibility for policy analysis, advocacy, strategy, coalition-building, and lobbying. Maddie led MPHA's successful campaign to create a new $60 million Prevention and Wellness Fund in Massachusetts, which was signed into law as part of major health care cost containment legislation in August of 2012. In addition, over the last eight years, Maddie's advocacy and coalition leadership was instrumental in passage of legislation to improve access to healthy food, support healthy transportation infrastructure, improve school nutrition, create a state food policy council, and support survivors of violence in health care settings.
Prior to joining MPHA, Maddie directed the Intergovernmental Relations Office at the Boston Public Health Commission, a large multi-service agency that serves as the health department for the City of Boston, where he focused on building advocacy leadership skills among staff and clients. Maddie holds an MPH with a concentration in Health Services from Boston University.