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Consultants

OUR CONSULTING EXPERTISE

NACDD leverages the deep experience of numerous subject matter experts to educate and assist Members and partners in all areas of our programmatic work. These experts serve in a consultancy role, working across the United States to provide vital leadership to our organization and Membership.

Contact Marti Macchi, Senior Director of Programs, to learn more about how your program can engage one of our experts or to learn how you can apply to serve in a consultancy role with NACDD.


“Each time I work with NACDD, it is like receiving a shot of adrenaline. You get to surround yourself with others who are passionate and knowledgeable about the work we do and this makes me want to strive harder for excellence.”
Jack Miller, MHE, Manager, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare


NACDD subject matter experts serve in consultancy roles in every U.S. state and territory, assisting with implementing more than 100 national projects and programs focused on chronic disease prevention and control.
Jeanne Alongi, MPH, DrPH
Public Health Leadership & Practice
Full Bio
Leslie Best, BSW
Lupus, Biomarkers
Full Bio
Mari Brick, MA
National Diabetes Prevention Program
Full Bio
Frank Bright, MS
Cancer
Full Bio
Wendy Childers, MPH, MA
National Diabetes Prevention Program
Full Bio
Paula Clayton, MS, RDN, LD
Cancer, Obesity, Tobacco
Full Bio
Laura DeStigter, MPH
Work@Health
Full Bio
Joanna DiBenedetto, BS, MNM
National Diabetes Prevention Program
Full Bio
Julie Dudley, MPA
Public Health Leadership & Practice
Full Bio
Tamara Engel, MBA
Public Health Leadership & Practice
Full Bio
Kathy Foell, MS
Cardiovascular Health
Full Bio
Ann Forburger, MS
Diabetes, Community/Clinical Linkages Lead
Full Bio
Amy C. Greene, LCSW-C, MPH
Cancer
Full Bio
Sara Hanlon, MBA, LSSBB
National DPP
Full Bio
Karma Harris, MSPH
Disabilities, Healthy Communities, Physical Activity, Walkability
Full Bio
Jennie Hefelfinger, MS
OSTLTS Lead
Full Bio
Patricia Herrmann, MS, RD
Diabetes
Full Bio
Gwendolyn M. Hosey, PhD, RN
Pacific Chronic Disease Council
Full Bio
Mary Catherine Jones, MPH
Cancer, Cardiovascular Health
Full Bio
Anya Karavanov, PhD
Public Health Leadership & Practice
Full Bio
Susan Lopez-Payan, BA
Diabetes
Full Bio
Abby Lowe-Wilson, MPH
Work@Health
Full Bio
Amanda Martínez, MPH, MSN, RN
Public Health Leadership & Practice
Full Bio
Catherine McCann, PhD, MSPH
Diabetes
Full Bio
Natasha McCoy, MPH
Arthritis, Cancer, Epidemiology Mentoring
Full Bio
Kelly McCracken, RD, CDE
National Diabetes Prevention Program
Full Bio
Carol McPhillips-Tangum, MPH
Vision and Eye Health, Physical Activity
Full Bio
Tera Miller, MBA, RDN, LRD
Diabetes
Full Bio
Tasha Moses, MPA
Cancer
Full Bio
Heather Murphy, BS
Arthritis, Disabilities
Full Bio
Barb Park, RDH, MPH
Diabetes, Oral Health
Full Bio
Miriam Patanian, MPH
Cardiovascualar Health
Full Bio
Tiffany Pertillar, MSW, MPH, CHES
Diabetes, Health Equity
Full Bio
Susan Svencer, MPH
Cardiovascualar Health
Full Bio
Julia Schneider, MPH
Cardiovascular Health, Obesity
Full Bio
Randy Schwartz, MSPH
Cancer
Full Bio
Robyn Taylor, MBA
Health Equity
Full Bio
Trina Thompson, MA
Diabetes
Full Bio
Paulette Valliere, PhD
Cancer
Full Bio
Peggy Yen, MPH, RDN
Domain 3 and 4 Support
Full Bio
Adeline Yerkes, RN, MPH
Cancer, Alzheimer’s, Healthy Aging
Full Bio

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