Stacey Easterling (National Institute for African American Health) 

Stacey’s background and professional experience has focused on philanthropy at the local, state, and national level with an emphasis on public health, aging, and women’s health. She currently serves as the inaugural leader of the National Institute for African American Health, an organization with a mission to improve the health of African Americans by increasing the number of Black physicians, creating access to trusted African American health information, and educating providers on culturally competent care. 

Most recently, Stacey served as Vice President of Programs at the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust (Phoenix). Previous roles include: Vice President for Programs at Missouri Foundation for Health (St. Louis), Program Executive in The Atlantic Philanthropies’ Aging Program (NYC), and Director of Responsive Grantmaking at The Cleveland Foundation. 

Stacey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Biology from Stanford University and a Master’s degree in Public Health from The University of Michigan’s School of Public Health. She currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona.