Marcus Allen, MPH
Region III Director (2020-2023)
Virginia Department of Health
Director, Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
marcus.allen@vdh.virginia.gov

Background & Bio
Marcus Allen is the Region III Director for AMCHP’s board of directors. Mr. Allen is a native Virginian and a current resident of Goochland County. He is a graduate of Goochland High School, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (BS Biology), and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (MPH). He has been with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) for more than a decade and has been a part of the Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Unit since 2012 (serving as the program director since 2014). He is married with two daughters and enjoys spending time with family and following the Philadelphia Eagles and Notre Dame “Fighting Irish” football programs.