Tiffany Pertillar, MSW, MPH, CHES
Diabetes, Health Equity
Tiffany Pertillar has been a public health consultant at the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors since 2012.
During this time, she has served as Project Coordinator for the Diabetes team and worked her way up to NACDD Diabetes Prevention State Team Lead. In her current role as Diabetes Prevention State Team Lead, Tiffany provides leadership and management for NACDD’s efforts in diabetes prevention by working with State Health Departments to raise awareness of prediabetes, along with CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program.
In collaboration with the current Health Equity consultants, Tiffany developed a health equity training curriculum for State Health Department staff and provides this training upon request.
Tiffany’s public health career has spanned more than 15 years. Prior to her diabetes prevention work, Tiffany spent time working at the Society for Public Health Education as the Healthy Communities Project Director and was responsible for leading the training and technical assistance efforts for CDC’s ACHIEVE Initiative. Tiffany also spent three years leading a national train-the-trainer initiative funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, called The Business Case for Breastfeeding. In that capacity, she trained more than 30 communities on lactation support in the workplace
Tiffany received a BA in Human Services from Geneva College in 2003 and master’s degree in Social Work and Public Health from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2008. She also is a Certified Health Education Specialist, a Fitness Instructor, a Body Builder, and a Certified Health Coach. Tiffany originally is from Harrisburg, Penn., but currently resides outside of Washington, D.C., in Upper Marlboro, Md., with her seven-year-old malti-poo named Riesling.