NACDD’s core membership is composed of the 59 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 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.
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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.