|Rose Brayboy has a strong background in the areas of community and organizational development. Her experience includes strategic planning, program development, policy development, quality and process improvement, community-based participatory research, and community organizing. Rose has been an independent consultant to the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston Black Women’s Health Institute (BBWHI), Research Triangle Institute (Raleigh, NC), and Roper Starch (Princeton, NJ).
Working to reduce health disparities and systemic poverty has been threaded throughout Rose’s career. She has overseen the development and administration of grants directed at creative anti-poverty initiatives. As a consultant to the Saint Joseph’s Housing Corporation in Albany, NY, she collaborated with community-based organizations, architects, contractors and building code authorities to increase access to dignified and affordable housing. Her work has been recognized for strengthening relationships across state and local government agencies, neighborhood associations, financial institutions and foundations. She joined the partnership between the Harvard School of Public Health and Cherish our Hearts and Souls to lead trainings aimed at helping underserved and minority residents overcome barriers to participation in cancer clinical trials.