About Heather Hiscox, MPH, Founder and Owner of Seven Degrees Consulting

Heather has been involved with nonprofit, grassroots, educational and research organizations for more than 13 years. Heather has utilized her skills in program development, implementation and evaluation, community organization, fundraising, marketing, communications, strategic planning, grant writing, and event planning to serve numerous nonprofit organizations. In addition to her programmatic skills, she has extensive experience in behavioral and clinical research and has acted as principal investigator and study coordinator in multiple disease areas including skin cancer, cardiovascular genetics, and muscular dystrophy.

In her career she collaborated to establish community health centers and health education programs in underserved communities, created translational research and grant programs, oversaw multimillion dollar NIH-funded research projects, and revitalized organizations with strategic planning and awareness, education, and outreach campaigns. Heather’s forte is taking ideas and making them happen. She is highly skilled in connecting projects with partners and obtaining donations and grants to support organizations’ goals. Heather is known for her passionate, detail-oriented, efficient, creative and positive work style.

Heather holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health in Health Education with an emphasis in health disparities and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with an emphasis in social inequality and Africana Studies.

Heather is a member of the Southern Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, co-chair of the Youth in Philanthropy and National Philanthropy Day Marketing committees and is a member of the board of Desert Spring Children’s Center. Heather is a native Arizonan committed to the needs of local non profits and has lived in Southern Arizona since 1995.

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