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Last updated: 1/28/2018
Al Richmond
Personal Information
  Piedmont Triangle
Professional Information
Community Campus Partnerships for Health
Executive Director
Human & Social Services
Additional Information
  Class of '14
  Health/Healthcare Policy, Non-profits
  Grant writing/fundraising, Mentoring, Public Speaking, Research, Training/group facilitation
  National Community Based Organization Network
American Public Health Association
Community Based Public Health Caucus
North Carolina Public Health Association
Community Campus Partnerships for Health
  North Carolina Community Health Leadership Roundtable
  Lana Dial Class of '97, Lynette Aytch Class of '08, Sterling Freeman Class of '01
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Al Richmond, a native of North Carolina is a national leader on developing and sustaining effective partnerships between community and academic partners to address health disparities. His professional career of over 25 years is a unique blend of social work and public health. Al is a founding member of the Community Based Public Health Caucus and the National Community Based Organization Network having served as president of each organization.

His leadership includes serving as a senior advisor to University of North Carolina community boards that guide researchers engaged in community-based participatory research for the Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine. His commitment to community health leadership encouraged him to establish the North Carolina Community Health Leadership Roundtable in 2012.

Al is also engaged in research partnerships with academic investigators to build coalitions, disseminate health information, develop training modules, and effectively develop and guide the formation of collaborative partnerships at the local, regional, and national levels. In 2013 he was elected to the Board of Directors for Community Campus Partnerships for Health.

Al has served for a decade as a member and co-chair of the North Carolina Penalty Review Committee. His interest in historic preservation includes preserving the Oberlin Village Cemetery in Raleigh. He recently established Starting Pointe, a consulting network committed to advancing community-campus partnerships in addressing health issues.

l received a BSW degree from Livingstone College and MSW from The Ohio State University.

Wildacres Leadership Initiative is connected with Wildacres Retreat, Little Switzerland, NC.