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Dr. Jean O'Connor
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Georgia Department of Public Health
Chronic Disease Prevention Director
2 Peachtree Street, NW
30303  United States
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404 565-2480 (Phone)
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  Chronic Disease Prevention Section (CDPS)
  DrPH - Doctor of Public Health, Lawyer, Juris Doctor: JD, MPH - Master of Public Health
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  1305, Cardiovascular Health, Diabetes, Domain 3, Health Equity, Nutrition and Physical Activity, Obesity, Program Integration and Collaboration, School Health
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Jean O’Connor, JD, DrPH, FACHE is the Chronic Disease Prevention Director for the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) where she is responsible for statewide programs related to cancer prevention, tobacco, adolescent health, and asthma. Dr. O’Connor has worked in public health research, policy, and program development for almost 20 years, starting out as Emergency Medical Technician and doing research in the Emergency Department at Grady Hospital. That experience taught her firsthand about the role of systems and environments on health status, and she pursued her JD and MPH at Emory University, and then her DrPH from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before joining DPH in 2013, Dr. O’Connor served as a state deputy health director and a health insurance policy advisor; and a Health Scientist at CDC working on policy and strategy issues across multiple centers. For the past decade, she has taught public health law and policy at the Rollins School of Public Health. She is on the Board of Public Health Foundation Enterprises and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors.

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National Association of Chronic Disease Directors
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Decatur, GA 30030
Phone (770) 458-7400
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