Ilya Plotkin joined PHF in 2007 and is the Assistant Director, TRAIN. He leads programming efforts to foster collaboration and coordination in capacity building at the local, state, and national levels. Ilya works closely with affiliates and partners of the TRAIN Learning Network, as well as with other like-minded organizations. In this role, Ilya leads and supports projects on public health, preparedness and response, and health security.
Ilya completed a B.A. in International Affairs and Psychology in 2007 and an M.A. in Security Policy Studies, both from The George Washington University.