I have over 35 years of administrative and management experience in state government program planning and implementation. As the former chronic disease director for the Pennsylvania Department of Health for 9 years, I was responsible for about 60 staff and a budget in excess of $40million. I served as the NACDD board president in 2011. Areas of expertise include strategic planning, project management, technical assistance
BSW - Penn State University 1976. 16 years experience in regulatiory adminstration/licensure. Extensive experience in primary care access, loan repayment, AHEC, community health improvement partnerships. Nine years as chronic disease director for Pennsylvania. Statewide administration of prevention programs in the following areas: arthritis, asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, injury prevention, obesity, oral health, rural health, ACHIEVE and STEPS.