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About NACDD

PROMOTING HEALTH. PREVENTING DISEASE.

NACDD’s core membership is composed of the 58 State and Territorial Health Department Chronic Disease Directors and their staff who protect the health of the public through primary and secondary prevention efforts and work “upstream” on root causes of chronic conditions. In addition, NACDD unites 7,000 chronic disease professionals across the United States working in state, tribal, and territorial health departments, nonprofits, academia, and the private industry to promote health and to reduce the burden of chronic disease.

As a national, nonprofit, professional Association, we advocate, educate, and provide technical assistance, to inform programming and grow chronic disease prevention knowledge, leadership, and capacity among our Membership.

Our robust Association offerings include:

During the past 30 years, NACDD has become the recognized national leader to achieve outcomes that improve the health of populations. We succeed through a collaborative approach that connects state, tribal, and territorial health officials with the CDC National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and other traditional and nontraditional partners.

 

“Many of our Members choose to serve the public because it’s a part of who they are as people. And without question, only the brightest, the most passionate, and the most dedicated of our profession are bold enough to take on chronic disease prevention and control.”

- John W. Robitscher, MPH, CEO, NACDD


Become a Member of the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors.

Learn more about NACDD Membership by visiting our FAQ page or by contacting Tamika Smith, Senior Manager of Member Engagement.

OUR MISSION

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors improves the health of the public by strengthening state-based leadership and expertise for chronic disease prevention and control in states and at the national level.

OUR VISION

Lead and influence the ways that chronic disease prevention and health promotion shapes the health landscape.

OUR BYLAWS

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OUR STRATEGY

Review our five-year plan for how we are leading state, tribal, and territorial efforts to prevent and control chronic disease and promote health.

Our Partners

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Our Team

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Our Leadership

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Our Consultants

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Awards

75 Largest Nonprofit Organizations
September, 2017

National Forum Healthy Heart Award
April, 2010

Atlanta’s Healthiest Employers
2011 & 2012

Top 100 Atlanta Health Care Leaders
2016

National Association of Chronic Disease Directors
325 Swanton Way
Decatur, GA 30030
info@chronicdisease.org
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