Hanaa A. Hamdi, Ph.D., serves as Director of Health Impact Investment Strategies and Partnerships at New Jersey Community Capital. In this role, she is responsible for directing the development and implementation of existing and emerging community health investment and development strategies with national, regional, and health-focused partners, supporting the organization’s holistic approach to neighborhood revitalization. Dr. Hamdi brings more than two decades of experience in public health administration, research, and community development practice to the organization.
Prior to joining NJCC, Dr. Hamdi served as National Public Health Director at The Trust for Public Land. From 2014-2016, she served as Director of Health and Human Services for the City of Newark, and Chief Operating Officer of the Mary Eliza Mahoney Health Centers, the City’s co-affiliate community-based medical centers.
Dr. Hamdi holds a joint-doctoral degree in Urban Public Health and Environmental Design from Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture, and a bachelor’s degree in Neuropsychology from San Diego State University.