Eckerd Connects’ Chief of Staff Martin Peters Chosen as 2020 Bloomberg Fellow

Luisa Whipple, Communications Specialist
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May 21, 2020 – The Bloomberg Fellows Program is a groundbreaking initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that provides world-class public health training to individuals engaged with organizations tackling critical challenges facing the United States.

Eckerd Connects is proud to announce the selection of Martin Peters, its Chief of Staff, as a 2020 Bloomberg Fellow. Mr. Peters will receive a full scholarship to earn a Master of Public Health degree, and then continue using his new skills to tackle the problems associated with adolescent health in our country.

Martin Peters began working with Eckerd Connects in July 2008 when the organization took over as the private operator of the foster care system in Pasco and Pinellas Counties, the metro Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida, area. He has since held progressively senior roles, including placement of children in the foster care system, utilization management, facilities and procurement, contract management, external relations, and government affairs. Martin currently serves as the Chief of Staff to the President and CEO; in this role, he coordinates alignment between internal and external stakeholders, ensuring that the vision of the Chief Executive Officer and the organization are carried out.

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