Our Story

PHIMC was founded in 1994 by Dr. Patrick Lenihan and the Commissioner of Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Sister Sheila Lyne… Read More »

Our Mission

The Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago (PHIMC) enhances the capacity of public health and health care systems to promote health equity and expand access to services… Read More »

Our Partners

PHIMC partners include public health departments and other government agencies, community-based organizations and advocacy groups, academic and grant-making institutions, and health… Read More »

Our People

Our staff brings together expertise in public health, organizational development, program implementation, research and planning, financial management, and non-profit administration… Read More »

PHIMC has expertise in the provision of organizational support services, such as grants management and proposal development, program and agency support, organizational development, financial management, planning, evaluation and data analysis. Programs managed by PHIMC require the agency’s ability to hire professional staff, subcontract with entities such as community-based organizations, and acquire services or materials for effective implementation.