Christy Ross has over 20 years in both the clinical healthcare and public health sectors. She has held key leadership positions with local institutions including the Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans (Charity Hospital), Tulane HCA Hospital, Louisiana Public Health Institute and Metropolitan Human Services District. Mrs. Ross has also served as an adjunct instructor at Dillard University in the School of Public Health. Mrs. Ross serves as Senior Vice President, Grants with Baptist Community Ministries and leads the foundation’s philanthropic investments in the five parish region.
She received a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from Tulane University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Xavier University of Louisiana.
She is a 2018 Terrance Keenan Institute (Grantmakers in Health) Fellow and a 2017 graduate of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute. She sits on the board of Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana, Louisiana Children’s Museum, Women’s Foundation of the South and the community advisory board of LSU Health Sciences Center School of Public Health.