Terry O'Toole, PhD, MDiv, FASHA

Chief, Program Development and Evaluation Branch, DNPAO, CDC

Dr. Terry O’Toole serves as Chief of the Program Development and Evaluation Branch, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Dr. O’Toole provides leadership and subject matter expertise to state and community-based programs, national partners, and health organizations focused on program efforts to promote good nutrition, physical activity, and obesity prevention.

Previous to CDC, he served on the faculty at Lynchburg College, University of West Georgia, and Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY.  He earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Health Behavior from Indiana University, Master of Education in Health and Physical Education from the University of Louisville, and Master of Divinity from Southern Seminary. He is a Fellow with the American School Health Association.  Terry and his wife have two kids in college.  Terry really enjoys being outside, especially on a bike.