Hanaa Hamdi

NJ Community Capital

Hanaa A. Hamdi, Ph.D., is currently the Direct of Health Impact Investment Strategies & Partnerships at NJ Community Capital. In this role, she directs the development and implementation of NJCC’s 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.

Most recently she served as the inaugural national Public Health Director at The Trust for Public Land, she where she directed  park planning and design for healthy and inclusive communities. Dr. Hamdi is the former health commissioner for the City of Newark where she simultaneously oversaw the Departments of Public Health and Human Services, Social & Environmental Services, and served as the CEO of the Mary Eliza Mahoney Health Centers, the City’s co-affiliate community-based medical centers.