Timothy E. Gibbs, MPH, NPMc


Executive Director

Mr. Gibbs is the executive director of the Delaware Academy of Medicine / Delaware Public Health Association.

A native Delawarean, he attended Wilmington Friends School, then Earlham College.  Mid-career he became certified in nonprofit management, and then pursued a Masters degree in Public Health.
Tim has dedicated his professional career to the nonprofit sector and human services delivery. Notable accomplishments include:

  • Oversaw founding and management of Delaware’s first transitional housing and hospice care facility for people with HIV/AIDS.
  • Established Delaware’s first network for nonprofits – DiamondNet – in collaboration with the University of Delaware. Developed first online iteration of the Delaware Helpline database (now named Delaware 211) – in collaboration with University of Delaware.
  • Developed English and Spanish training program and materials for users of Delaware Department of Labor’s VCNET, virtual career network (now called Delaware JobLink). Developed Family Support Partnership Online client tracking and management system for the City of Wilmington EC zone.
  • Oversaw move of Delaware Academy of Medicine from Wilmington to Newark (Christiana Hospital). Subsequently managed complete restructuring of Academy of Medicine focus and programs, including 2013 Academy of Medicine designation by the American Public Health Association as Delaware’s affiliate to APHA.
  • Brought together four other membership groups (Delaware Academy of Family Physicians, Delaware Academy of Physician Assistants, Delaware Chapter – American College of Surgeons, and Delaware Nurses Association) to share space and collaborate on programming.

Mr. Gibbs is believes in the power of membership, and is an active member of: The American College of Healthcare Executives, American Public Health Association, American Planning Association, and the National Academy of Medicine.  He also sits on the boards of the Immunization Coalition of Delaware, American Society for Hypertension – Delaware Valley Chapter, the Delaware Community Foundation Development Team, the Delaware Stroke Initiative, and recently stepped down from a 5 year commitment to the Board of Wilmington Friends School.