Erin joined Smile Train in 2013 and serves as Senior Vice President, Programs. She has more than 10 years of experience working with cleft lip and palate surgical programs around the world and oversees Smile Train’s programmatic strategy and innovative initiatives in education, training and comprehensive care.
Prior to joining Smile Train, Erin was the Associate Vice President of Program Development at Operation Smile. She also spent time in the private sector as an attorney in the London offices of Allen & Overy, LLP. Erin’s work at Smile Train focuses on strengthening treatment programs and access to care for children with cleft and overseeing innovative programming to build the capacity of health professionals in 85+ countries to offer safe, high-quality surgical treatment and related comprehensive cleft care.
She holds a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law and a BA from Arcadia University. Erin also serves as Chair of the Board for the CORE Group, an organization dedicated to improving health practices for vulnerable populations