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Courtney Lee Ricci, PhD, Joins The Colorado Trust


Media Contact: Julian Kesner, Director of Communications
303-539-3147; [email protected]

DENVER, COLO.Courtney Lee Ricci has been named Evaluation and Learning Officer for The Colorado Trust. In this role, Ricci will design and manage evaluations of Colorado Trust grant strategies to increase knowledge, learning and understanding about the effectiveness of the foundation’s grantmaking. The Colorado Trust is a statewide grantmaking foundation dedicated to achieving access to health for all Coloradans.

Ricci comes to The Colorado Trust following her work at the University of Colorado Medical School, where she served as a professional research assistant on several National Institutes of Health studies. Ricci also recently completed a PhD in Health and Behavioral Sciences at University of Colorado Denver, serving as principal investigator on a project that assessed the impacts of global medical tourism on the health system in Costa Rica.

“The Colorado Trust has a well-established commitment to evaluation and learning as critical components of the work we support,” said Nancy Csuti, Director of Research, Evaluation and Strategic Learning for The Colorado Trust. “With her strong research, evaluation and on-the-ground learning in diverse areas of health care in Colorado and internationally, Courtney will be a tremendous asset to our foundation and the many nonprofit organizations we partner with in our shared efforts to expand improve access to health care.”

Ricci also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Skidmore College and a Master of Arts in Anthropology from University of Colorado Boulder.

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Learn about the health equity issues affecting Coloradans at Collective Colorado, a publication of The Colorado Trust.