Office & Mailing Address:

The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs
1825 K Street
Suite 250
Washington, DC 20006-1202
Main Telephone: (202) 775-0436
Fax: (202) 478-5120

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Patrick Boyle
Associate Director, Communications & Membership;
Organizational Performance & Member Services Team 
(202) 266-3036

All AMCHP staff e-mails are (e.g. Our main telephone # is (202) 775-0436. Staff may be reached via their extensions or by direct dial. AMCHP's fax # is (202) 775-0061.

Contact Information Bios
Lori Tremmel Freeman
Barbara Laur
Interim Chief Executive Officer, Organizational Performance & Member Services Team
(202) 266-3040

Barbara Laur is the interim chief executive officer at AMCHP. Ms. Laur has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 35 years. Her leadership positions with a mix of local and national organizations has built her expertise in a variety of areas – board development, fundraising, strategic planning, personnel, financial management, volunteer cultivation – that are critical to nonprofit excellence. Ms. Laur started her career as a program director, then assistant director, at the Lincoln, Neb., YWCA. She served on the senior staff of the National Toxics Campaign Fund, and as executive director of the Des Moines, Iowa, Young Women’s Resource Center and of Florence Crittenton Services of Greater Washington, in Silver Spring, Md. In 2004, Ms. Laur embarked on a career as an interim executive. Since then, she has helped lead nearly a dozen organizations through executive transitions.    

Caroline Stampfel, MPH
Director, Programs; Program Team
(202) 775-1473 

Caroline Stampfel, MPH, is the director of programs at AMCHP and leads a team of MCH experts working to improve the health and well-being of women, children, youth, and families using a life course and collective impact approach. She oversees all of AMCHP's cooperative agreement and grant-funded work, assuring alignment with AMCHP's strategic plan, synergy among programs and continuous quality improvement. Ms. Stampfel has more than 10 years of experience in maternal and child health epidemiology and working with state MCH data systems. She received her bachelor's degree in natural science from Fordham University and completed her Master of Public Health in environmental epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health, where she focused on environmental health as it impacts MCH populations. Ms. Stampfel is a graduate of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Applied Epidemiology Fellowship in MCH. She is a SAS Certified Base Programmer in SAS 9 and trained in Technology of Participation (ToP) Facilitation Methods and Strategic Planning.

Lori Tremmel Freeman
AJ Bennett, CPA
Controller, Organizational Performance & Member Services Team 
(202) 266-3047
AJ Bennett, CPA is the controller at AMCHP. He is a career finance and accounting professional with 15 years of experience. He most previously served as the associate controller at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. Mr. Bennett has other extensive nonprofit experience in finance and accounting management, having worked with the District of Columbia Primary Care Association and N Street Village. In all of his nonprofit roles, he has directly supported full cycle accounting, budget preparation, grants and contracts, and auditing. Prior to making the move towards mission-driven nonprofits, Mr. Bennett worked in the area of public accounting and audit (where his clientele were nonprofit organizations). He is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated with a double major in accounting and finance from James Madison University. 

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Program Analyst, Epidemiology and Evaluation; Program Team;
(202) 775-0437

Alyssa Bosold is the program analyst for epidemiology and evaluation. She supports the team's initiatives including developing, promoting, and maintaining AMCHP's Innovation Station resources as well as finalizing a data communication guide. Ms. Bosold graduated from the University of Washington with a Master of Public Health, in which she focused on MCH services and received certification in global women, adolescent, and children's health. In addition, Ms. Bosold has several years of diverse work experience spanning global, domestic, and tribal health. Prior to receiving her MPH, she was an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer in Montana with the Blackfeet Nation where she supported the Blackfeet Teen Pregnancy/Parenting Coalition. She also served as a CDC Public Health Associate Program fellow with Florida Department of Health in Broward County, with assignments in tuberculosis control and sexually transmitted infection prevention. 

Patrick Boyle, MJ
Associate Director, Communications & Membership;
Organizational Performance & Member Services Team
(202) 266-3036

Patrick Boyle, MJ, is the associate director for communications and membership at AMCHP. In this role, he provides support to all of AMCHP in the areas of communications, social media, website, IT, SharePoint, membership and annual conference. Mr. Boyle received his bachelor's degree in communication arts from the University of Dayton. He received his master's degree in journalism from the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. Mr. Boyle has a rich history in journalism and communications including working as a reporter, editor, and communications director with a multitude of organizations including the Forum for Youth Investment, Youth Today, the Automobile Club of New York, The Washington Times, the New York City Tribune and the Watertown Daily Times.

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Senior Program Manager, CYSHCN - Child and Adolescent Health; Program Team; Region IV Liaison;
(202) 266-3042

Paige Bussanich is the senior program manager for children and youth with special health care needs on the child and adolescent health team at AMCHP. In this role, she manages AMCHP's CYSHCN portfolio, including the State Public Health Autism Resource Center (SPHARC), National Standards for CYSHCN Systems of Care, and Leadership Institute for CYSHCN Directors (LICD). Ms. Bussanich has extensive experience in working with individuals with disabilities in research, evaluation, and outreach settings. As a Wisconsin LEND trainee, she's received training in service and care of MCH and CYSHCN populations, leadership development, core knowledge of neurodevelopmental disabilities, interdisciplinary and family-centered practices, and research and dissemination. She served as a Family Navigation Development Team Member for the Wisconsin Care Integration Initiative (WI's HRSA State Autism Grant), working to increase family-centered, integrated systems of care for children with developmental disabilities. She also has experience as a facilitator for a psychoeducational group for adults with autism.

Atyya Chaudhry, MPP
Senior Program Manager, Health Systems Transformation; Region VII Liaison; Program Team
(202) 775-1474

Atyya Chaudhry, MPP, joined AMCHP in August 2014 as a policy analyst. Ms. Chaudhry primarily supports AMCHP activities in the National MCH Workforce Development Center. She focuses on programs and activities to strengthen and support health care systems that serve women, children, and families. Prior to starting at AMCHP, Ms. Chaudhry completed a health policy internship with the Alliance for Health Reform, where she provided support for congressional briefings and assisted with qualitative research. Additionally, she worked with the Asian American Health Initiative under Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services as a program coordinator. She completed her Master of Public Policy degree with a dual specialization in health policy and social policy from the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland College Park.

Dr. Cheryl Clark
Cheryl Clark, DrPH, RHIA
Associate Director, Epidemiology and Evaluation
(202) 266-3053
Dr. Cheryl Clark, DrPH, RHIA,  joined AMCHP as the associate director for epidemiology and evaluation. She provides leadership and support for assessment, epidemiology, evaluation and improvement efforts at AMCHP, both for our members and our staff. Dr. Clark received her Bachelor of Science in health information management administration from University of Wisconsin and her Master of Public Health degree from the University of South Florida, with a concentration in public health education. She received her Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in epidemiology and biostatistics from Florida A & M University. She has extensive work experience as an epidemiologist, data/research consultant, evaluator, and health informatics consultant. She has worked as a maternal and child health epidemiologist for 16 years, six of which were as a senior MCH epidemiologist. Dr. Clark comes to AMCHP from the Florida Department of Health, where she spent more than five years in the maternal and child health practice and analysis unit and more recently, children's medical services. Dr. Clark's wealth of experience includes managing the applied epidemiology unit, serving as the project director for the HRSA State Systems Development Initiative Grant, conducting epidemiological research and analysis using large data and population survey data, mapping and training on GIS mapping and analysis, writing for research and statistical publications, and conducting program evaluations. During her tenure at the Florida Department of Health, Dr. Clark was appointed as epidemiologist to the Florida Child Abuse Death Review Committee, she redirected focus of program evaluation to support evidence-based program and policy platforms, provided mentorship/preceptorship to fellows and interns, supervised staff and peers, and co-authored research articles in peer-reviewed publications and department white papers on early nonmedically indicated deliveries in Florida and the provision of dental services to children in the U.S. 

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Associate Director, Health Systems Transformation; Program Team
(202) 775-0965



Stacy Collins, MSW is the associate director of health systems transformation at AMCHP. She co-directs the association's health reform policy efforts, educating state members about the evolving health reform landscape and its implications for maternal and child health populations. She also serves as core staff for federal and foundation-funded technical assistance programs to strengthen the Title V workforce and promote new service delivery models that reflect current MCH priorities. She has over two decades of experience in health care policy and programming related to women, children, and families, and she has worked in membership associations, advocacy organizations and direct practice settings.Previous to AMCHP, she was a senior associate at the National Association of Social Workers, where she led policy efforts related to Affordable Care Act implementation, including regulatory and legislative oversight and member education efforts. She also served as the associate director for child health at the National Association of Children's Hospitals, where she led NACH policy initiatives and educational programming related to pediatric preventive health, including injury prevention, immunization, home visiting, substance abuse and other issues. Ms. Collins holds a master's degree in social work from Catholic University and a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Virginia.

Linnard Corbin

Accounts Payable/Office Associate, Organizational Performance & Member Services Team
(202) 775-0436

Linnard Corbin is the Accounts Payable/Office Associate at AMCHP. He spends time supporting our finance and accounting area while also managing the front office. Mr. Corbin is a recent graduate of Frostburg State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and history and a concentration in American studies. In addition to AMCHP, he has most recently worked with NACCHO.

Andria Cornell, MSPH

Senior Program Manager, Women's Health; Region II Liaison; Program Team
(202) 266-3043

Andria Cornell, MSPH, is the senior program manager for women's health at AMCHP. In her position with the women’s and infant health team, Ms. Cornell focuses her efforts on bridging public health and clinical care in women's health. She manages the AMCHP Every Mother Initiative, a Merck for Mothers-funded project that builds state capacity for translating findings from state-based maternal mortality reviews into population health interventions. She also coordinates implementation of AMCHP’s role in a new AMCHP-CDC partnership ensuring standard data collection and analysis in maternal mortality and expanding access to evidence-based programs and strategies for maternal mortality reviews. She represents AMCHP as a core partner on the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM), a multi-sector collaboration led by ACOG and funded by MCHB/HRSA to implement maternity safety bundles across birth facilities to standardize the care women receive during and after pregnancy. She serves on the initiative’s bundle workgroup, Reducing Peripartum Racial Disparities. Ms. Cornell has worked in the academic, federal and nonprofit sectors advancing maternal and child health in the fields of public health, research, and health care. She has a Bachelor of Science in biology from the George Washington University and a Master of Science in public health in reproductive, perinatal and women's health and a certificate in public health informatics from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Kidist Endale

Accounting Associate; Organizational Performance & Member Services Team
(202) 266-3050

Kidist Endale is the accounting associate at AMCHP. Her role at AMCHP is to support the accounting and human resources operation and to obtain financial data for use in maintaining accounting records and she performs bookkeeping functions as well. Prior to AMCHP, she worked for Raytheon as the accounts payable specialist; she also worked for First American Real Estate and Field Service as research and record maintenance specialist and at the Marriott Corporation as an operator. Ms. Endale has a Bachelor of Science degree in decision sciences/management information systems from George Mason University and an associate degree in computer programming from Northern Virginia Community College.

Rebecca Goins
Program Associate, Health Systems Transformation; Program Team 
(202) 266-3038
Rebecca Goins is the program associate for the Health Systems Transformation team. Ms. Goins graduated in May from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor's degree in global studies. Her experience in Morocco  teaching English to women and working in a public health clinic – ignited her interest in MCH and health disparities. Ms. Goins brings a solid background in student leadership, having served as a study abroad advisor and a resident advisor.
Mynor Gonzalez
Mynor Gonzalez
Membership and Meetings Associate; Organizational Performance & Member Services Team
(202) 775-0512

Mynor Gonzalez is the membership and meetings associate. Mynor provides support in the implementation of AMCHP's member services area by monitoring progress toward key milestones for member retention, serves as the junior editor in chief of Member Briefs and is the primary staff liaison to the conference vendor and otherwise supports the annual conference by serving as the staff liaison to the conference planning committee. He also develops member activity reports that communicate and reinforce the value of AMCHP membership for state health departments. Mr. Gonzalez has a Bachelor of Arts degree in advertising and marketing from the Universidad Internacional de las Americas in San Jose, Costa Rica. 

Amy Haddad

Director, Public Policy and Government Affairs; Public Policy & Government Affairs Team
(202) 266-3045


Amy Haddad is the director of policy and government affairs at AMCHP. In this role, she leads our work to advocate for Title V appropriations; she promotes AMCHP's policy priorities, represents AMCHP in various policy coalitions, and supports the Legislative and Health Care Finance Committee. Prior to assuming this position, she served as the associate director of government affairs for more than three years.  Before joining AMCHP, Ms. Haddad served as the director of public policy for Children's Cause for Cancer Advocacy and brings over seven years of Capitol Hill experience, including six years as legislative assistant to Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA). In addition, she spent over two years living in Tel Aviv as the country director of a small nonprofit organization. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Ga.


Nisa Hussain

Program Analyst, Workforce and Leadership Development; Region VIII Liaison; Program Team
(202) 775-9085 

Nisa Hussain is the program analyst for the workforce and leadership development team. Ms. Hussain brings valuable experience in program coordination, committee management, digital education material development and working with focus groups, as well as collecting qualitative and quantitative data. During her internship at the National Center for Health Research, Ms. Hussain's responsibilities spanned from writing health blog posts and editing newsletters to managing website content. She graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science in community health. At AMCHP, she focuses on supporting event management for the National MCH Workforce Development Center, staff liaising the WDC Advisory Committee, maintaining the workforce development web pages and advancing other leadership development efforts and initiatives. 

Michelle Jarvis
Specialist, Family Engagement and Leadership Development; Program Team
(202) 775-1472


Michelle Jarvis is a specialist for family engagement and leadership development at AMCHP. In this position, Ms. Jarvis contributes to the advancement of maternal and child health programs through planning and program implementation, research, advocacy, education and evaluation projects related to family engagement and leadership development. These activities include project planning, coordination and evaluation; collaboration with advisory committee members, AMCHP members and staff on project activities; serving as liaison to federal project officers; and project and policy promotion. Ms. Jarvis' work is cross-cutting and contributes to major issues surrounding family engagement and leadership development in all areas of AMCHP's policy, programmatic and member engagement work. The work involves serving as a consultant and advisor to the organization, a partnership with fellow staff, participation in associated professional organizations and groups and collaboration with member programs and funding agencies. Prior to joining AMCHP, Ms. Jarvis' experience includes assisting in the drafting of and passing legislation for fair and equal coverage for individuals with autism, grant development, leadership in developing trainings, public information, policy research, coordinated supports and services for individuals with special health care needs and their families, as well as delivering trainings to diverse audiences. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in human services from Springfield College, graduating summa cum laude.


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Jeanette Kowalik, PhD, MPH

Associate Director, Women's & Infant Health; Program Team
(202) 266-3044
Jeanette Kowalik, PhD, MPH, is the associate director of women’s and infant health. She has over a decade of progressive public health experience in a variety of areas representing the life-course. Jeanette began her career as an intern at the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Milwaukee in health care administration. She obtained a Master of Public Health from the Northern Illinois University while maintaining full-time employment at the Milwaukee Health Department. Afterwards, Jeanette began her doctoral program in health sciences at UW-Milwaukee. Her initial focus was infant mortality disparities, but she soon realized there was a significant gap in the literature regarding recruitment and retention of the public health workforce. Jeanette completed her coursework while working full-time for the Wauwatosa Health Department and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee. Jeanette completed her dissertation remotely as she served the city of Chicago as the Director of STI Surveillance. She served as UW-Madison’s Director of Prevention and Campus Health Initiatives prior to her transition to AMCHP.
Lynda Krisowaty, MPH
Program Manager, Evidence-Based Practice; Region I Liaison; Program Team
(202) 266-3058

Lynda Krisowaty, MPH, is the program manager of evidence-based practice. She has a Master of Health Science in mental health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science in anthropology from State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY Binghamton). In addition, Lynda has training in health emergencies in large populations and R.A.P.I.D. psychological first aid. Ms. Krisowaty previously worked as a public health education coordinator with the Peace Corps in Uganda where she supervised a community health promoter program consisting of eight volunteers and worked to educate the community on public health issues, as well as marketing health center services. It was during these work and volunteer experiences within stateside and international settings where Ms. Krisowaty came to understand the importance of evidence-based platforms for planning and implementing effective public health practice and impactful community services.

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Nadia Laniyan

Program Analyst, Women's and Infant Health; Program Team; Region III Liaison 
(202) 822-8353

Nadia Laniyan is a program analyst for women's and infant health. Ms. Laniyan is a recent graduate of the University of Maryland and comes to AMCHP with a specific passion for women's health and improving the lives of disadvantaged groups. She took a great initiative in developing her own major at UMD on public health equity and also served as president of her sorority. During her studies, Ms. Laniyan founded a social enterprise using hair extensions and products as an unconventional avenue of exposure to breast health information for the population of African-American women, winning her a Social Entrepreneur of the Year award at school. Her other experiences include supporting nonprofits (National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and Teach for America) and a long-time commitment to the department of resident life at UMD. 

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Sauda Muhammad
Health Data Specialist, Epidemiology and Evaluation Team; Region VI Liaison
(202) 266-3052

Sauda Muhammad, MA is the health data specialist on the epidemiology and evaluation team. She provides needed analytic support and expertise to the epidemiology and evaluation team on several key projects, including its MCH Epidemiology Capacity work through the CDC Division of Reproductive Health Cooperative Agreement and the Infant Mortality CoIIN to address Social Determinants of Health. Ms. Muhammad also manages the administration of AMCHP’s operational dashboard. She previously served as a data abstractor for the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, focusing on abstracting clinical and demographic data from medical examiner reports, police reports, and toxicology reports for the National Violent Death Reporting System. She also has experience in literature reviews and conducted basic quantitative and qualitative data analysis on various government contracts for organizations such as SAMHSA, NIDA, NCES, NCHE, and the CDC. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English from Salisbury University in Salisbury, Md. followed by her master's degree in Applied Sociology from University of Maryland Baltimore County.

Janelle Murray

Program Assistant, Program Team
(202) 266-3051
Janelle Murray is the program assistant. She possesses more than 10 years of progressive experience in the administrative field. Prior to joining AMCHP, Ms. Murray provided administrative support in a variety of fields, including an organization that coded reports to the Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System. 
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Alyson Northrup
Government Affairs Specialist; Public Policy & Government Affairs Team 
(202) 266-3041
Alyson Northrup is the government affairs specialist on the public policy and government affairs team at AMCHP. In this role, she executes AMCHP's policy activities, including advocating for Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant funding, promoting AMCHP's federal policy agenda, and representing AMCHP in various policy coalitions. Prior to joining AMCHP, Ms. Northrup served as legislative assistant to U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.). Ms. Northrup was responsible for managing the senator's legislative portfolio for health care, child welfare, and education issues. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Fordham University. 

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Associate Director, Human Resources and Administration;  Organizational Performance & Member Services Team 
(202) 266-5254
Nikeisha Ogletree, HRPM, PHR, SHRM-CP, is the associate director of human resources and administration. In this role, Ms. Ogletree provides critical support to the human resources functions at AMCHP while also supporting the executive office administration for the CEO and board's crucial work. Prior to joining AMCHP full-time, Ms. Ogletree worked with AMCHP as the senior human resources consultant for 18 months. Previously, she served as the Chief of HR Operations and Lead HR Consultant at JLM HR Consulting. She has experience with both government and commercial business leaders and staffs at all levels to build winning cultures, leadership, and HR policies and practices. 
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Kathryn Povey
              Georgetown Population-Health Scholars Fellow, Child and Adolescent Health; Program Team
(202) 266-3039                   

Kathryn Povey is the Georgetown Population-Health Scholars Fellow on the Child and Adolescent Health Team. Ms. Povey has previously served in multiple clinical settings, including work as a research assistant at UT-Austin aiding in the investigation of neurological defects resulting from fetal exposure to alcohol during embryonic development. In addition to her comprehensive studies at Georgetown University, she also serves as the Community Relations Coordinator at the HOYA Clinic, which is a student-driven free clinic that caters to the health needs of Southeast Washington, D.C.’s homeless and uninsured. In addition to her other volunteer work, Katie is a member of the Association of Women Surgeons and the GUSOM Surgery Interest Group. Katie received a bachelor’s degree in biology (with highest honors) from The University of Texas at Austin in December 2016. As the CAH team fellow, Ms. Povey will be working on The National Standards for CYSHCN for her outcomes-based scholarly project.


Kate Taft, MPH
Associate Director, Child and Adolescent Health; Program Team
(202) 266-3056

Kate Taft, MPH, is the associate director for child and adolescent health at AMCHP. She leads and supports the development, implementation, and evaluation of program activities related to child and adolescent health, including children and youth with special health care needs. Prior to this role, she led AMCHP’s grant portfolio and budget related to autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities, including the State Public Health Autism Resource Center. Ms. Taft has over a decade of experience working on issues that affect children's health, such as early childhood development, mental health, and injury prevention at the public health and individual levels. She also has coordinated the child fatality review team in Suffolk County, Ma. Prior to joining AMCHP, Ms. Taft worked at the Association of Schools of Public Health, providing support to academic public health including the Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health and the ASPH Maternal and Child Health Council. She received her Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in maternal and child health from the George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the College of William and Mary.

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Program Analyst, Children and Youth with Special Heath Care Needs, Child and Adolescent Health; Program Team
(202) 266-3046

Shanel Tage is the program analyst for children and youth with special health care needs. Ms. Tage provides support and quality improvement expertise on key projects, including the Maternal & Child Environmental Health CoIIN, Leadership Institute for State Title V CYSHCN Directors, Standards of Care for CYSHCN, and the implementation of the State Public Health Autism Resource Center. She previously served as a planning and special populations analyst at BlueCross BlueShield Shared Health where she led quality improvement projects related to data collection. She also has experience in evaluation from her past work as a research assistant with the Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker (MIHOW) Program at Vanderbilt University. At her internship at the Tennessee Department of Health, she gained experience collaborating and coordinating various community-based stakeholders in their minority health programs. Shanel received a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., followed by her MPH with a Global Health concentration from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tn.

Kristen N. Taylor

Communications Analyst;
Organizational Performance and Member Services Team
(202) 266-3055

Kristen N. Taylor is the communications analyst. She leads and provides support to all external communications, including the Pulse newsletter, website content and structure, and social media channel management. She brings valuable experience in content marketing, writing and research, digital strategy, and radio production. Ms. Taylor is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in emerging media and communications with a specialization in cultural competence.

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Program Analyst, Child and Adolescent Health; Program Team; Region V Liaison;
(202) 266-5255

Anna Corona, MPH is the program analyst on the child and adolescent health team. In this role, Ms. Corona provides needed support and quality improvement expertise to her team members on several key projects, including the AYAH CoIIN,  Healthy Weight CoIIN and the current Action Learning Collaboratives led by this team. Ms. Corona previously served as a senior public health nutritionist and site supervisor for a local WIC program under the Virginia Department of Health. She also has experience in program planning, analysis, and evaluation through her previous stints with the Florida Department of Health, particularly in the area of tobacco prevention and cessation. There, she was instrumental in collaborating with state managers to evaluate statewide data, refine data collection tools, and facilitate training on refined tools. Ms. Corona received a dual Bachelor of Science in human nutrition, food, and exercise and in biological sciences from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, followed by her MPH in social and behavioral sciences from the University of Florida.

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Senior Program Manager, Adolescent Health; Region IX Liaison; Program Team (202) 266-5252

Iliana White, MPH, CHES, CPH is the senior program manager of adolescent health. In her role, she oversees the adolescent health-related portfolio of activities, including AMCHP's contributions to the Adolescent & Young Adult Health National Resource Center and the Youth Engagement Community of Practice within the Title V field. Ms. White previously served as a program manager at the School-Based Health Alliance. There, she directed the technical assistance and training activities for the organization's Hallways to Health initiative, a national school-based learning collaborative focused on behavior and systems changes for healthy eating and active living utilizing school-based health centers as catalysts for improvement. She also managed the Alliance's Leadership Fellows Program, aimed at training health professionals to build their capacity and leadership skill set in school-based health care. Ms. White has worked for a variety of sectors and organizations, including the National Cancer Institute, the U.S. Office on Women's Health, National Women's Health Network, Planned Parenthood of Indiana, Indiana's Tobacco Retailer Inspection Program, Indiana Prevention Resource Center and Society for Public Health Education. She graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor of Science in health science, concentration in community health education, focus on maternal and child health. She earned her Master of Public Health in public health leadership and practice from Indiana University.