Loyce Pace Bass is Director of Health Policy for the LIVESTRONG Foundation. She leads the Foundation’s agenda to promote legislation, regulations and standards in favor of people worldwide affected by or at risk for cancer. In her current position, Loyce communicates the link between research, practice and policy to decision-makers across diverse sectors in the United States and abroad. She has been invited to speak as an expert on the health policy response to cancer challenges at myriad domestic and international events, including those sponsored by World Health Organization, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The Corporate Council on Africa, and a number of other organizations and universities. She also has delivered testimony on global health policy to members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Before joining the Foundation, Loyce was Director of Regional Programs for the American Cancer Society’s Department of Global Health, responsible for developing their first capacity-building and advocacy programs in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. She launched the US-based NCD Roundtable under the auspices of the Global Health Council. She also served as an International Development Fellow for Catholic Relief Services, working throughout Senegal and The Gambia. Loyce holds a Bachelor’s degree with Honors in Human Biology from Stanford University and a Master’s degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she was inducted into the Delta Omega Society. In addition to serving on the board of Global Health Council, she is a member of Phillips Academy (Andover) Alumni Council. She has lived in Africa, Asia, and Europe, and currently resides near Washington, DC.
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