An interview with Chad Abresch
Chad J. Abresch, MEd is the Interim Executive Director for CityMatCH, an urban maternal and child health organization based at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. After completing his Master of Education, Mr. Abresch worked for the Wellness Councils of America as Senior Staff Writer where he authored a wide variety of corporate health promotion literature and assisted organizations in planning and implementing employee wellness programs. Following this, Mr. Abresch worked for the Gallup Organization, a national leader in research and corporate consulting. In his current position at CityMatCH, Mr. Abresch works to advance the organization’s mission to improve the health and well-being of urban women, children, and families. In addition to his health focus, Mr. Abresch also has a wealth of experience in non-profit mission and management beginning with his graduate thesis and including the start-up of a state-wide (NE) 501(c)3.
This interview – which was conducted by Michael Lu, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Public Health at UCLA – is the fifth in a series of interviews with national and international experts in life course health development.