Janisse Schoepp, PhD

We are pleased to announce that Janisse Schoepp, PhD has been promoted to Chief Strategy Officer for the Health Foundation of South Florida. This promotion reflects Janisse’s exceptional expertise, dedication, and invaluable contributions to the Foundation and to the South Florida community since first joining the organization in 2004.

During her tenure with the Health Foundation, she has served in a variety of leadership capacities and has consistently played a leading role in shaping the strategy, investments and focus of the Foundation. This has included providing oversight over the adoption of a racial equity agenda for the Foundation. In her most recent role as Vice President of Strategy she has been leading the Foundation’s strategy, grants and major initiatives including the South Florida Anchor Alliance, a groundbreaking collaborative effort that leverages the collective power of anchor institutions to create a more thriving community as well as our recently announced investments in Health Equity Collaboratives, which aim to improve health by integrating economic and social needs into health care delivery.

Janisse’s impact extends beyond our organization, as she is a trusted and respected leader in our community. Currently, she serves on the boards of Philanthropy Miami and Miami Homes for All.  Additionally, at a national level, she is a member of the Health Equity Task Force, established by the CDC Foundation and Morehouse School of Medicine to address health inequities during the Covid pandemic and the Health Anchor Network, a hospital member network focused on leveraging their economic power to create more sustainable and prosperous communities.

Loreen Chant, our CEO, shared her thoughts on Janisse’s promotion: “I am so proud to celebrate Janisse’s promotion to Chief Strategy Officer that recognizes her immense value to the Foundation and her deep capacity to drive collaborative solutions to advance health equity. Janisse is perfectly positioned to lead the Foundation’s strategic efforts to create a healthier, more equitable community”.  

Please join us in congratulating Janisse on this well-deserved promotion.