Lori DiPrete Brown, MSPH, M.T.S

4W Director


Lori DiPrete Brown is a public health leader who has collaborated with government and civil society leaders to improve the quality and efficiency of health and social service programs in over 15 countries around the world. She is a member of the faculty of the School of Medicine and Public Health and the School of Human Ecology where her teaching and scholarship reflect her practice-based expertise in global public health, quality improvement in low-resource settings, child health and human rights, building civil society, and leadership. An architect of UW-Madison’s highly subscribed global health certificate programs, DiPrete Brown has developed and facilitated engaged learning programs around the world and throughout the state of Wisconsin. She is also a member of the Campus Advisory Board for the Morgridge Center for Public Service, where she co-directs Wisconsin without Borders, a recognition program for excellence in collaboration with local and global communities.

Lori is also the Director of the UW-Madison 4W Women and Wellbeing Initiative, where she works to develop and implement research to action programs with leaders from across campus. She is also an Associate Director of the Global Health Institute and holds degrees from Yale (BA), the Harvard School of Public Health (MS), and the Harvard Divinity School (MTS). She is the lead author and editor of Foundations for Global Health Practice, forthcoming from Jossey-Bass in spring 2018.

Affiliations: Associate Director, Global Health Institute; Women In ScienceThe Declaration Project.

To contact Lori DiPrete Brown please e-mail her at: dipretebrown@wisc.edu