JP Leider is a senior fellow at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health (SPH) and founding director of the SPH Center for Public Health Systems (CPHS). As senior fellow within the Division of Health Policy and Management, He works closely with the division’s Master of Public Health programs, mentoring students, designing curricula and programming, and teaching courses on health policy, budgeting, and financial management. The center works with practice partners, foundations, national public health organizations, and researchers to create a sustainable public health workforce that supports identified U.S. public health needs. In addition to roles at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, He is the director of evaluation for the Region V Public Health Training Center