Savannah North, MPH

Director of Administration & Climate Initiatives

Savannah North, MPH is the Director of Administration & Climate Initiatives with the Public Health Alliance, where she works on advancing community climate resilience and justice in partnership with local public health jurisdictions, community-based and environmental justice organizations, and other cross-sector partners. Savannah also leads the Public Health Alliance’s Healthy Food Systems Initiative, supporting regional efforts to address the root causes of food insecurity and advance a just climate-resilient food system. Prior to joining the Public Health Alliance, Savannah served as a project manager with the Center for Climate Change and Health, managing the Climate and Health Learning Collaborative for Urban Health Departments, which provided support and technical assistance local public health departments across the US to demonstrate strategies to integrate climate change, health, and equity into local public health department programs and policies. She is deeply committed to advancing climate action as strategy for racial, health and social justice through systemic and structural transformation. She received her MPH in Sociomedical Sciences from Columbia University in 2016, and her BS in Microbiology from UC Davis in 2014.