College welcomes new members to development and alumni affairs team

News from PHHP advancement

Elizabeth ZipperElizabeth Zipper
is the executive director of development and alumni affairs for the colleges of Public Health and Health Professions and Pharmacy. She oversees all advancement efforts for both colleges, including management of capital campaign fundraising priorities and goals, volunteer leadership boards and donor stewardship programs. Prior to this role, she served as the College of Pharmacy’s senior director of development and alumni affairs for five years and has been with the UF Office of Advancement since 2008. She is a seasoned development professional with extensive experience in major gift ($100K+), leadership gift ($1M+) and principal gift ($5M+) fundraising. Her experience extends beyond fundraising as she has fostered lasting relationships with deans, faculty, leadership board members and colleagues. As a UF alumna, she enthusiastically devotes her professional life to connecting donors, alumni and friends to our Top 5 university. To connect with Elizabeth, email or call 352-281-3341.


Kim ZelayaKim Zelaya
is the associate director of development for the College of Public Health and Health Professions. In this role, she facilitates alumni and donor engagements and increases financial support to achieve the college’s fundraising priorities. As a UF alumna with over five years of development experience, she is passionately committed to building meaningful, long-lasting relationships with alumni and friends and to the advancement of students, faculty and research at our preeminent institution. To discuss ways to give or get involved, you can reach Kim via email at or phone at 352-273-6540.


Christ BeattyChris Beatty
is the strategic initiatives coordinator for UF Health Advancement and PHHP. In this role, he helps to develop and implement a strategic plan to create lifelong relationships with alumni, donors and friends of the College of Public Health and Health Professions. He plans and coordinates initiatives that support and enhance fundraising efforts through outreach, engagement and stewardship ventures. Please reach out to Chris at 352-627-7740 or for help connecting you with your interest or passion at PHHP.