Dana Shelton

Acting Director, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Ms. Shelton will provide opening remarks for the 2019 DNPAO National Training opening session Equity is Our NorthStar.

About Dana Shelton

Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler

Founder & Chief Catalyst, The Equity Project, LLC

The 2019 DNPAO National Training opening session Equity is Our NorthStar will feature Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler, Founder of The Equity Project, LLC.

About Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler

Dr. Ruth Petersen

Director, CDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity

Ruth Petersen brings broad, deep, and diverse experience with populations, partners and stakeholders to her position as the director of CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO).

About Dr. Ruth Petersen

Dr. Terry O’Toole

Chief, Program Development and Evaluation Branch, DNPAO, CDC

Dr. O’Toole provides leadership and subject matter expertise to state and community-based programs, national partners, and health organizations.

About Dr. Terry O’Toole

Ken Rose

Senior Advisor, DNPAO, CDC

Ken Rose is a Senior Advisor in CDC’s DNPAO’s Physical Activity and Health Branch.

About Ken Rose

Roger Millar

Secretary, Washington State Department of Transportation

Roger Millar is the Secretary of Transportation for the Washington State Department of Transportation.

About Roger Millar

Dr. Ricardo Salvador

Director, Food & Environment Program, Union of Concerned Scientists

Dr. Salvador is focused on transitioning our current food system into one with healthy foods and socially equitable practices.

About Dr. Ricardo Salvador

Dr. David Satcher

Former US Surgeon General

The 20th Anniversary REACH Celebration will feature former Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher.

About Dr. David Satcher

Anu Pejavara

Lead Behavioral Scientist, DNPAO, CDC

As a Lead Behavioral Scientist in the DNPAO, Anu Pejavara will lead the 2019 DNPAO National Training Evaluation Team.

About Anu Pejavara

Dr. David Hoffman

Clinical Professor, University of Albany School of Public Health

Dr. Hoffman is widely recognized for his works and teachings in Healthcare policy, management, and ethics.

About Dr. David Hoffman

Dr. Brian Smedley

Co-Founder & Executive Director, National Collaborative for Health Equity

Dr. Smedley will be our Closing Keynote Speaker. He is co-founder and executive director of the National Collaborative for Health Equity.

About Dr. Brian Smedley

Tom Chapel

Chief Evaluation Officer, CDC

The Evaluation Institute's Thursday plenary will feature Tom Chapel, the CDC's first Chief Evaluation Officer.

About Tom Chapel

LCDR Ashleigh Murriel

Epidemiologist, DNPAO, CDC

LCDR Ashleigh Murriel, PhD is a health scientist in the DNPAO, where she serves as an evaluator for SPAN, HOP and REACH cooperative agreements.

About LCDR Ashleigh Murriel

Dr. Kathryn Cardarelli

Associate Professor of Health, Behavior & Society, University of Kentucky

Dr. Cardarelli's research focuses on community-based approaches to reducing health inequalities and cancer prevention in health disparity populations.

About Dr. Kathryn Cardarelli