Community Health and Prevention Supervisor
Crater Health District/Virginia Department of Health
Tiffany Carter, MPH, CPH is Community Health and Prevention Supervisor, and Public Information Officer (PIO), for Crater Health District, a local health district within Virginia Department of Health. She completed a Master of Public Health degree at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC; and a Bachelor of Science in Human Performance at Howard University in Washington, DC. She is certified in public health, and ethnic and rural health disparities. Mrs. Carter was selected to participate in The Kresge Foundation's Emerging Leaders in Public Health Cohort II.
For Crater Health District, she functions as liaison between the District and the communities it serves. She oversees community health programs, health education events, funding and other initiatives to improve community health in Crater localities; as well as fostering and maintaining community partnerships. Additionally, Mrs. Carter assists the District Health Director with engaging local policy makers to address and develop public health policies. As PIO, Mrs. Carter provides public information and leads public relations activities for Crater District Health Departments.
Before beginning her work in Virginia, Mrs. Carter completed a one-year Directors of Health Promotion and Education Health Equity and Policy Fellowship with the Connecticut Department of Public Health. In Connecticut, she created a policy scan of the state’s chronic disease policies using a health equity lens.
Thursday, July 11
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM