Bianca Lawrence

Bianca Lawrence

Part-Time Faculty


Public Health

Bianca Lawrence

Bianca Lawrence is a Senior Program Analyst specializing in Performance Improvement at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), which involves managing and supporting projects on topics such as strategic planning, Healthy People 2030, and the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) framework. Prior to joining NACCHO, Bianca spent five years at the Detroit Health Department where she most recently managed the city’s Community Health Improvement (CHI) process and led the department’s Health Equity Workgroup. During this time she also worked with a team that raised over $3.5 million in grant funding, contributing to eight new projects that increased the department’s capacity to address key public health issues related to infant mortality, teen pregnancy, child health, and lead poisoning prevention that were not being addressed through historic programs and services. She has worked on numerous public health projects that have ranged in focusing on health issues related to HIV/AIDS among vulnerable populations to reducing unintended teen pregnancy in Detroit. Bianca has a BS in Brain Behavior and Cognitive Science from the University of Michigan and an MPH from the University of Michigan School of Public Health


  • MPH, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 2015
  • BS, Brain Behavior and Cognitive Science, 2012

Selected publications

Lawrence, Bianca MPH; Poblete, Ramona. Utilizing Healthy People 2030 to Engage Leadership, Key Constituents, and the Public Across Multiple Sectors: Opportunities for Local Health Departments and Community Partners. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: July/August 2022 - Volume 28 - Issue 4 - p 435-438 doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000001558

Courses taught by Bianca Lawrence

Winter Term 2024

Fall Term 2023

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022