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.

Jennifer Newman Barnhart, MPH
Jennifer Newman Barnhart, MPH
National Diabetes Prevention Program
Leslie Best, BSW
Leslie Best, BSW
Lupus, Cancer Prevention Across the Lifespan
Mari Brick, MA
Mari Brick, MA
National Diabetes Prevention Program
Sarah Brokaw, MPH
Sarah Brokaw, MPH
Diabetes
Lanae Caulfield, BA
Lanae Caulfield, BA
Diabetes
Wendy Childers, MPH, MA
Wendy Childers, MPH, MA
National Diabetes Prevention Program
Paula Clayton, MS, RDN, LD
Paula Clayton, MS, RDN, LD
Cancer, Obesity, Tobacco
Kayla Craddock, MPH
Kayla Craddock, MPH
Cardiovascular Health
Kim Crawford, PhD
Kim Crawford, PhD
Diabetes
Tamara Demko, JD, MPH, ABD
Tamara Demko, JD, MPH, ABD
Diabetes
Laura DeStigter, MPH
Laura DeStigter, MPH
Work@Health
Joanna DiBenedetto, BS, MNM
Joanna DiBenedetto, BS, MNM
National Diabetes Prevention Program
Julie Dudley, MPA
Julie Dudley, MPA
Public Health Leadership & Practice
Lisa Erck, MS
Lisa Erck, MS
Work@Health
Kathy Foell, MS
Kathy Foell, MS
Cardiovascular Health
Ann Forburger, MS
Ann Forburger, MS
Diabetes, Community/Clinical Linkages Lead
Lorrie Graaf, RN
Lorrie Graaf, RN
Cancer
Sara Hanlon, MBA, LSSBB
Sara Hanlon, MBA, LSSBB
National Diabetes Prevention Program
Michelle Hansen, RD, CDE, MS
Michelle Hansen, RD, CDE, MS
Diabetes
Stefanie Hansen, MA
Stefanie Hansen, MA
National Diabetes Prevention Program
Karma Harris, MSPH
Karma Harris, MSPH
Disabilities, Healthy Communities, Physical Activity, Walkability
Bruce Hathaway
Bruce Hathaway
Diabetes
Jennie Hefelfinger, MS
Jennie Hefelfinger, MS
OSTLTS Lead
Patricia Herrmann, MS, RD
Patricia Herrmann, MS, RD
Diabetes
Gwendolyn M. Hosey, PhD, RN
Gwendolyn M. Hosey, PhD, RN
Pacific Chronic Disease Council
Sharon Jackson, MPH
Sharon Jackson, MPH
Diabetes
Alice Jaglowski, MSH
Alice Jaglowski, MSH
National Diabetes Prevention Program
MaryCatherine Jones, MPH
MaryCatherine Jones, MPH
Cancer, Cardiovascular Health
Anya Karavanov, PhD
Anya Karavanov, PhD
Public Health Leadership & Practice
Susan Lopez-Payan, BA
Susan Lopez-Payan, BA
Diabetes
Abby Lowe-Wilson, MPH
Abby Lowe-Wilson, MPH
Work@Health
Amanda Martínez, MPH, MSN, RN
Amanda Martínez, MPH, MSN, RN
Public Health Leadership & Practice
Catherine McCann, PhD, MSPH
Catherine McCann, PhD, MSPH
Healthy Military Communities
Natasha McCoy, MPH
Natasha McCoy, MPH
Arthritis, Cancer, Epidemiology Mentoring
Kelly McCracken, RD, CDE
Kelly McCracken, RD, CDE
National Diabetes Prevention Program
Carol McPhillips-Tangum, MPH
Carol McPhillips-Tangum, MPH
Vision and Eye Health, Physical Activity
Tera Miller, MBA, RDN, LRD
Tera Miller, MBA, RDN, LRD
Diabetes
Tasha Moses, MPA
Tasha Moses, MPA
PCDC, USVI, PR
Heather Murphy, BS
Heather Murphy, BS
Arthritis
Jane Myers, CDE
Jane Myers, CDE
Diabetes
Barb Park, RDH, MPH
Barbara Park, RDH, MPH
Oral Health, Diabetes
Tiffany Pertillar, MSW, MPH, CHES
Miriam Patanian, MPH
CVH
Tiffany Pertillar, MSW, MPH, CHES
Tiffany Pertillar, MSW, MPH, CHES
Cancer
April Reese, MPH
April Reese, MPH
Diabetes
Julia Schneider, MPH
Julia Schneider, MPH
CVH
Randy Schwartz, a NACDD Senior Advisor of Cancer
Randy Schwartz, MSPH
Cancer
Rebecca Palpant Shimkets, MS
Rebecca Palpant Shimkets, MS
Cancer
Susan Svencer, MPH
Susan Svencer, MPH
Diabetes
Robyn Taylor, MBA
Robyn Taylor, MBA
Health Equity
Trina Thompson, MA
Trina Thompson, MA
Diabetes
Peggy Yen, MPH, RDN
Peggy Yen, MPH, RDN
Oral Health
Adeline Yerkes, RN, MPH
Adeline Yerkes, RN, MPH
Cancer