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Meet the Staff of Voices for Healthy Kids: Jill Birnbaum


Jill Birnbaum
Vice President, Office of State Advocacy and Health Initiative

I serve as the Executive Director for Voices for Healthy Kids.  I fell in love with my work on the first day at the American Heart Association and I haven’t had a boring day in fifteen years.

PreventObesity.Net Role:

I provide strategic direction and guidance for and the overall Voices for Healthy Kids initiative.

Policy Passion:

Picking fights so that we can win real victories for those who are at greatest risk for heart disease and stroke.

Favorite Food:

Grilled fish is my favorite food.

Favorite Exercise:

Walking on the beach is my favorite way to exercise.