Program Analyst III
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
Valerie Goodson, MPA joined CSTE in May 2013. Currently as a Program Analyst III, she serves as a staff lead for projects focused on maternal child health, mental health and substance abuse. Within each of these domains Valerie's project center on providing techincal support and capacity building expertise to state and local health department epidemiologists. Valerie received a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion and Behavior from the University of Georgia in 2009 and completed Georgia State University's Master of Public Administration program in 2016. In her previous roles as a program coordinator and health educator, Valerie was able to set a strong foundational understanding of public health in local, state, and private arenas.