GIH Staff: Colin Pekruhn
Colin Pekruhn, MPP
Colin Pekruhn is responsible for Grantmakers In Health's (GIH) work on aging and healthy eating/active living. Prior to joining GIH, Mr. Pekruhn was a Senior Policy Analyst at the Children’s Dental Health Project where he analyzed local, state, and federal public policies and conducted policy research on a number of oral health issues. He was a Project Director at the National Association of State Boards of Education’s Center for Safe and Healthy Schools where he provided states with technical assistance on child and school health issues, including childhood obesity, school violence, and HIV/AIDS prevention. Mr. Pekruhn received a bachelor's degree in anthropology from the College of William and Mary and earned a master of public policy degree from The George Washington University Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration.