Amy Israel

Title
Global Health Thought Leadership & Policy Director
Company
Lilly Global Health
Bio
Amy Israel has over 15 years of experience designing and implementing programs for at-risk communities in health with governments and NGOs in North and Central America, Eastern Europe, Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa. She currently leads the Lilly Global Health (LGH) Partnership thought leadership platform, where she brings evidence and data generated from the LGH models of care for people with diabetes or cancer to broader regional and international audiences for replication or policy change. Prior to this role, Israel led the Lilly Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Partnership. Examples of her former work include designing women’s micro-enterprises in Mexico, coordinating a network of 50 organizations addressing health and homelessness in Toronto, supporting young incarcerated people in Detroit, and designing access to housing and health strategies and programs for immigrant communities. Israel holds a Master of Social Work in Community Organizing from the University of Michigan.