Brittney M. Destin

Brittney Destin (pronouns: she/her) is the Associate Director, Alliance Management within the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research. Reporting to the Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships, Brittney manages and develops programming across all schools, colleges, and disciplines that encourage interdisciplinary research. Brittney is especially impassioned to use her position and resources to advance equity and inclusion of minoritized communities within Columbia’s research community. Prior to joining ORID, Brittney worked in program management related to clinical research and regulatory affairs throughout Columbia University Medical Center. She has also consulted large healthcare corporations and developed community projects that sought to deliver and sustain effective strategies that increased equity, improved access to quality healthcare, and fostered talent in the hospital workforce; particularly those from marginalized communities. Brittney received her Masters in Public Health from the Mailman School of Public Health and serves as an inaugural member of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC), Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Committee.