Robin E. Mockenhaupt, PhD, MPH, MBA, is a national philanthropic and non-profit leader in population health, with a lifespan focus from maternal and child health to healthy aging. She is an independent consultant in philanthropy and non-profit management, and is a Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant.
Robin worked for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation from 1999 to 2020 as Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, Chief of Staff, Associate Chief of Staff, Deputy Group Director for the Health Group, and Senior Program Officer. In these roles, she provided direction for organizational management and planning, health policy, strategic relationships, program management, and support for the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
Before joining the Foundation, Robin spent 16 years with AARP in Washington, D.C., where she specialized in health and aging. She also worked in non-profit organizations in maternal and child health and community health. She received a PhD in health education from the University of Maryland, a graduate certificate in gerontology from the Center on Aging at the University of Maryland, a Master’s degree in Public Health from Columbia University, and a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the Pennsylvania State University.
Robin serves as a Public Member on the American Psychological Association (APA) Board, is the Chair of the Dean’s Council at the University of MD School of Public Health, and is a member of the George Mason University College of Health and Human Services Advisory Board. She formerly chaired the Board of Grantmakers in Health (GIH) and was the vice chair of the Francis E. Parker Memorial Home Board of Trustees. A native of Pittsburgh, Robin now lives in Virginia with her husband and near family.