Chrissie Juliano, MPP

Big Cities Health Coalition
Chrissie Juliano

Chrissie Juliano is executive director of the Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC). BCHC is a forum for the leaders of America’s largest metropolitan health departments to exchange strategies and jointly address issues to promote and protect the health and safety of the more than 61 million people they serve.

Prior to serving as executive director, Juliano was BCHC's deputy director. Prior to joining BCHC, she was a senior program manager at RESOLVE, where she developed and facilitated collaborative processes and consensus-building projects among a variety of public health stakeholder groups. As part of the RESOLVE health team, she managed the Public Health Leadership Forum, an initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, working with thought leaders to envision the high-achieving health department in 2020 and shepherding a working group through the process of defining a set of foundational capabilities that all health departments should possess.

Previously, Juliano worked on stakeholder outreach at the US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products and in policy development at the Trust for America’s Health.

She holds a master’s degree from the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy and a bachelor’s degree in political communication from The George Washington University’s School of Media & Public Affairs.