Elizabeth (McGean) Weist is Director of Education for the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) where she leads its learning, accreditation, and interprofessional initiatives. She also serves as the ASPPH representative to the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) Advisory Group, contributing to both the 2011 IPEC competency development process and the 2016 competency update, and co-leading the 2021-2023 competency updating initiative.
Liz has worked and studied on four continents, spanning the governmental, private, and non-profit sectors, with 25 years of dedicated service to academic public health. At ASPPH, she collaborates with constituent leaders and partners to deliver programs and resources that position member schools and programs in successful, evidence-based teaching and learning for collaborative practice.
She earned her Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in International Health Promotion from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, a Master of Arts (MA) from the University of Virginia, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from James Madison University. Liz was in the inaugural cohort of Certified in Public Health (CPH) holders, is active in Toastmasters International and her church, and serves on the Arlington County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).