Dana Shelton

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

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

About Dana Shelton

Nita Mosby Tyler

Founder and 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 Nita Mosby Tyler

Ruth Petersen

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

Dr. Ruth Petersen, the director of CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO), will provide opening and closing remarks for the General Training Session.

About Ruth Petersen

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 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

Ricardo Salvador

Director, Food and 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 Ricardo Salvador

David Satcher

Founding Director and Senior Advisor, Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine

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

About 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

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 David Hoffman

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 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, USPHS, 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

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 Kathryn Cardarelli