NACDD and CDC Healthy Communities (ACHIEVE and HOPE); Policy, System, and Environmental change strategies focusing on physical activity, nutrition, and tobacco reduction; Community-Clinical Linkage (CCL) strategies; community coalition development and sustainability; community sustainability planning; social determinants of health; health equity
Chronic disease areas of interest include: overweight/obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease/stroke
Highly motivated health professional with thirteen years experience in health program planning, implementation, and evaluation of effective, high-impact and cost-efficient projects for consumer, business, healthcare, and policy audiences. Goal, detail, and deadline-oriented with five years experience managing internal and external health team members. Adept at collaborating with national partners to provide capacity-building assistance to local and state government agencies to achieve sustainable health changes.
Master of Science in Public Health University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC Cumulative GPA 4.0 • Graduated summa cum laude • Valedictorian of the first graduating class of Public Health
Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion Appalachian State University Boone, NC Cumulative GPA 3.94 • Graduated summa cum laude • Minor in Nutrition