Laiah Idelson is an experienced public health professional, having worked in the US and abroad, and is passionate about mobile technologies, health education, and mass media. Laiah provides leadership for YTH’s global and domestic digital health projects and leads new proposal development and partnership curation.
Prior to joining YTH, Laiah worked at the Alameda County Public Health Department leading health equity projects and communications. She has also worked on health behavior change programs in sub-Saharan Africa related to family planning, maternal health, HIV, and malaria. She has served as a public health consultant for Glow, a US-based mobile application designed to help women track and understand their fertility.
Laiah has a MSPH in health communication and education with an emphasis in maternal child health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.