Natasha McCoy, MPH
Arthritis, Cancer, Epidemiology Mentoring
Natasha M. McCoy is a Senior Public Health Consultant for the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and currently provides services for CORE, the Association’s CDC-funded program, along with Arthritis and specific Cancer initiatives. She also advises on epidemiology and surveillance efforts, including the former National Mentorship Program in Applied Chronic Disease Epidemiology and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, a mini-grant program supporting states interested in using certain BRFSS modules.
Before working with NACDD, Natasha served as the Director of the Diabetes Prevention and Control Program for the Louisiana Department of Health (formerly the Department of Health and Hospitals) and as the Interim Director of Prevention Programs at Brotherhood, Inc., a minority, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization based in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Natasha’s notable accomplishments include: reaching key target audiences through webinar and in-person marketing for the What’s Working Database; assisting the first STate Activation and Response visit for a local health department; maintaining funding support for NACDD’s Epidemiology Mentoring Program; coordinating the Innovative Communication in Cancer Prevention and Control Initiative, resulting in the development of public service announcements featuring former Good Morning America host Joan Lunden.
Natasha serves as the Principal Consultant for NM2C, LLC, a program development and consulting company based in Baton Rouge, La. Natasha received a BS in Biology Pre-Med from Xavier University of Louisiana and a dual MPH from Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Natasha enjoys spending time with family and testing new recipes.