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NACDD Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Launch of New Website

Thursday, October 18, 2018  

New Digital Home for Chronic Disease Prevention Offers More Resources to Help Members Reduce the Burden of Chronic Disease Across the US



CONTACT: Paige Rohe,, 404-924-8295

ATLANTA (Oct. 18, 2018) –  National Association of Chronic Disease Directors CEO John W. Robitscher, MPH kicked off the Association’s year-long celebration of its 30th anniversary today with the launch of the Association’s new digital home at Developed during the course of a year and leveraging Member feedback, the new website offers state, tribal, and territorial chronic disease program staff targeted resources, practical guidance, and tools as well as networking and thought-leadership opportunities.

New features include:

The site continues to house other popular content, such as the most comprehensive listing of chronic disease training events available on the web as well as opportunities for Members to create their own online profiles to network in a secured space with those of similar interests.

Members have several options for learning more about the new digital resources available to benefit their work:

“Since we began in 1988, the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors has grown into a model public health organization and become the go-to resource for state and territorial work in chronic disease prevention and control,” said Robitscher. “The new reflects our long history of programmatic success, our deep bench of expertise, and our continued commitment to supporting our Members’ work on the ground and online for the next 30 years.” 


The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

Promoting Health. Preventing Disease.

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) and its more than 7,000 members seek to strengthen state-based leadership and expertise for chronic disease prevention and control in states and nationally. Established in 1988, in partnership with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the NACDD is the only membership association of its kind to serve and represent every chronic disease division in all states and U.S. territories. For more information, visit


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