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. over 35 years of administrative and management experience in state government program planning and implementation, including 13 years experience in regulatiory adminstration/licensure/county-based health and human services and 19 years in public health. 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.