Brieanne Lyda-McDonald, MSPH

Adjunct Faculty

Brieanne Lyda-McDonald is a project director at the North Carolina Institute of Medicine. In this role, she leads task forces that develop health practice and policy recommendations on a variety of topics important to the health of North Carolinians. Most recently, she led the Healthy North Carolina 2030 task force in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and Division of Public Health, which developed a common set of public health indicators and targets for the state over the next decade.
Prior to this role, Lyda-McDonald worked as a public health analyst at RTI International. Her work there included evaluating state demonstrations under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Financial Alignment Initiative and providing technical assistance to Administration for Community Living grantees, who offer services to people with dementia and their caregivers. She earned a Master of Science in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Science in health science from the University of Florida.