executive director, Partners for a Healthier Community
Dr. Frank Robinson is a public health professional with more than 30 years of experience working in community health education and has served as executive director for Partners for a Healthier Community for the past 13 years. Under Frank’s leadership, PHC has become a preeminent public health promotion organization in western Massachusetts and well-regarded as a community nonprofit incubator and capacity building organization. Before joining PHC, Robinson worked for four years as director of the City of Springfield’s Community Partnership grant for substance abuse prevention. Earlier in his career, he directed the development of local and regional systems operated by the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health and Ohio Department of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. A graduate of State University of New York at Oswego, Robinson received a master’s degree in community psychology from Mansfield University and a doctorate in public health from University of Massachusetts at Amherst.