Angelina (Angel) Brandwein is Assistant Director, Health Futures Council at ASU (HFC). She brings to her post over a decade of higher ed expertise including seven years working with the renowned Dr. Bernadette Melnyk, former dean of the ASU College of Nursing. Brandwein is dedicated to the university’s mission to impact health and healthcare through disruptive, transdisciplinary and entrepreneurial approaches.
Prior to her work with the HFC, Brandwein managed daily operations for the Provost and Executive Vice President at Northcentral University, a for-profit institution specializing in online doctoral programs. During her tenure and through an accreditation phase, she managed events and processes critical to the academic mission of the university; among her accomplishments was the conception and implementation of a system of virtual symposia for over 200 adjunct faculty, advancing NCU's objective to adhere to accreditation standards.
When NCU relocated its academic headquarters, Brandwein returned to ASU, bringing with her a deep understanding of operations at the highest levels of academia. Her expertise spans multiple areas including project management, board development, budgets, marketing and communications, and event management. With ten years' experience with ASU's health programs, Ms. Brandwein is thrilled to be back at her alma mater. Together with HFC Director, Mitzi Krockover, MD, Brandwein is developing an external advisory board that supports and guides the health enterprise at ASU. She has also developed a new ASU website, Health@ASU, that showcases university health initiatives and news: https://health.asu.edu. Brandwein holds a BA from ASU and Barrett the Honors College, and is pursuing a Master of Healthcare Innovation, a unique program providing graduates with leadership skills to transform the future of healthcare within their chosen field.