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Labrini I. Nelligan, MS


Executive Director, Lunder-Dineen Health Education Alliance of Maine

Labrini I. Nelligan was appointed Executive Director of the Lunder-Dineen Health Education Alliance of Maine in November 2012. Labrini has served as a principal on the Lunder-Dineen team since the inception of the program and has led the development of this first-of-its-kind program between an academic medical center and neighboring state. To assist in building an infrastructure for Lunder Dineen, Labrini identified and convened the membership of an Advisory Board and three, volunteer leadership Advisory Teams to represent broad based stakeholders from Mass General and Maine.  

Working in concert with the Lunder Dineen Co-Chairs and Chief Learning Officer, and guided by Labrini’s leadership, the Lunder Dineen Team designs, develops and launches interprofessional, blended learning health education programs. These programs are selected to address identified public health, workforce and health disparity needs impacting residents across the state of Maine. Labrini oversees all business operations of Lunder-Dineen including direct management of all staff, outreach, financial and administrative operations; marketing and communications, as well as other relations to key stakeholders.

Previously, Labrini served as Associate Director of Development Campaigns and Logistics at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She continues to work in concert with the Mass General Development Office, to ensure a coordinated approach and to advance program sustainability and fundraising focus for Lunder Dineen, by developing and implementing fundraising strategy. Prior to her work at Mass General, Labrini served as scheduler for Massachusetts Attorney General Tom Reilly and later as a fundraiser on his gubernatorial campaign.

Labrini was born in Athens, Greece and has lived in Massachusetts her entire life. Labrini holds a B.A. in Political Science from Boston University and a M.S. in Political Science from Suffolk University. Labrini’s greatest sources of pleasure are spending time with her family, enjoying the company of friends and traveling. 

To learn more, please listen to Labrini Nelligan’s recent interview on The PR Maven® Podcast with host Nancy Marshall.