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Teams and Team Leaders

Administrator Team Members Team Leader: Deborah Klein Walker
Name Position Employer
Deborah Klein Walker, Ed.D
Debbie.Walker@state.ma.us
Associate Commissioner
Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health
Robert A. Jones, MPH
bjones@hhcorp.org
Senior Policy Analyst
Office of Policy Planning
and Product Development
Marion County Health and Hospital Assn.
MCH Program
Ohio Department of Health
Director of Chronic
Disease & Injury Control
Michigan Department of Community Health/Community Public Health
Division of Chronic Disease & Injury Control
Joseph Kimbrell, MPH
jkimbrell@lphi.org
 
Louisiana Public Health Institute
Vaughn Mamlin Upshaw, DrPh, EdD
vaughn_upshaw@unc.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor

Health Policy and Administration
School of Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Michele Lyoyd-Puryear, M.D., Ph.D.
Mpuryear@HRSA.GOV

Chief, Genetic Services Branch

Health Resources Services Administration
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Amy Klein, M.P.H.
aklein@astho.org

Senior Analyst, Genetics

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Joyce D. K. Essien, MD, MBA
jessien@sph.emory.edu

Director

Center for Public Health Practice
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University

 

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Clinician Team Members Team Leaders: Mary Mortensen & Kristine Gebbie
Name Position Employer
Kristine Gebbie, Dr.P.H., R.N.
kmg24@columbia.edu
Associate Professor
of Nursing
Columbia University School of Nursing
Center for Health Policy
Mary Ellen Mortensen, M.D.
mortenm@nationwide.com
Medical Director
Nationwide Health Plan
Elizabeth Tilson, MD, MPH
betsy_tilson@med.unc.edu
 
Preventive Medicine
Department of Social Medicine
CB #7240
Wing D, Medical School
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7240
Alan Guttmacher, MD
ag185x@NIH.GOV

 

Senior Clinical Advisor
to the Director

Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bldg 31/Room 4B09
Bethesda, MD 20892-6400
Theresa Long, MD
teresal@cmhhealth.org
 

Assistant Health Commissioner and Medical Director

Columbus Health Department
181 Washington Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215

 

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Educator Team Members Team Leader: Karen Greendale
Name Position Employer
Karen Greendale, M.A., C.G.C.
kxg03@health.state.ny.us
 

Bureau of Chronic Disease Services

Karina Boehm
kb77i@nih.gov

Chief, Health Promotion Branch
Office of Communications and Health Education

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health
Bldg 45/Room 4As19
Bethesda, MD 20892-6400

Andrew Faucett, MS, CSC
aif3@cdc.gov

ATPM Fellow

PHPPO
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Elizabeth Gettig, MS, CGC
bgettitg@pitt.edu
Former ATPM Fellow
Associate Professor Human Genetics
University of Pittsburgh
Kathleen Miner, PhD, MPH, CHES
kminer@sph.emory.edu

Associate Dean for
Applied Public Health

Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University
1518 Clifton Road
Atlanta, Ga 30322

Staff Assistant to the
State Health Officer

Alabama Department of Public Health
The RSA Tower, Suite 1552
P. O. Box 303017
Montgomery, AL 36130-3017

 

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Environment Team Members Team Leader: Robert Marino
Name Position Employer

Robert (Bob) Marino, M.D.,M.P.H.
marinorf@columb30.dhec.state.sc.us

 

South Carolina Dept of Health & Environmental Control
Division of Health Hazard Evaluation

Susan Metcalf, MD
SMetcalf@cdc.gov

Chief

Exposure Investigations Section
Division of Heath Assessment and Consultation (ATSDR)

Luann White, Ph.D., DABT
lawhite@tulane.edu

Director

Center for Applied Environmentsl Public Health School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
MS TW-43
1430 Tulane Avenue
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70112-2699

Elaine Krueger
elaine.krueger@state.ma.us

Chief

Environmental Toxicology
Environmental Health
Mass. Department of Public Health
250 Washington, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

Harold Bengsch
harold_bengsch@ci.springfield.mo.us
(secretary Diane Carr)

Director of Health

Springfield/Green County Health Department
227 East Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO 65802

Luanne Williams, Pharm.D.
luanne.williams@ncmail.net

Toxicologist

Occupational and Environmental Epidemiologist Branch
North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services
1912 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1912

Jan M. Friedman, MD, PhD
JUF5@cdc.gov

ATPM Career Development
Awardee in Genetics

CDC, NCEH, Division of Birth Defects
and Disabilities, F-34

 

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Epidemiologist Team Members Team Leader: Peter Rumm
Name Position Employer
Karen Greendale, M.A., C.G.C.
kxg03@health.state.ny.us
 

Bureau of Chronic Disease Services

Karina Boehm
kb77i@nih.gov

Chief, Health Promotion Branch
Office of Communications and Health Education

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health
Bldg 45/Room 4As19
Bethesda, MD 20892-6400

Andrew Faucett, MS, CSC
aif3@cdc.gov

ATPM Fellow

PHPPO
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Kathleen Miner, PhD, MPH, CHES
kminer@sph.emory.edu

Associate Dean for
Applied Public Health

Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University
1518 Clifton Road
Atlanta, Ga 30322

Staff Assistant to the
State Health Officer

Alabama Department of Public Health
The RSA Tower, Suite 1552
P. O. Box 303017
Montgomery, AL 36130-3017

 

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Laboratory Team Members Team Leader: Lou Turner
Name Position Employer
Lou Turner, Ph.D.
lou.turner@ncmail.net
 
North Carolina State Lab of Public Health
Eric C. Blank, DrPH
blanke@mail.health.state.mo.us
 
State Public Health Laboratory
Missouri Department of Health
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Frances P. Downes, DrPH
downesf@state.mi.us
Bureau Administrator
Infectious Disease Division
Michigan Department of Health
Lansing, MI 48909
Katherine Kelley, DrPH
kati.kelley@po.state.ct.us
Laboratory Director
Connecticut Department of Public Health & AS
P.O. Box 1689
Hartford, CT 06144
Scott J. Zimmerman, DrPH, MPH
ZIMMERMS@bflo.co.erie.ny.us
Laboratory Director

Erie County Public Health Laboratory
Clinical Center, Building AA
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, NY 14215

Steven Hinrichs, M.D.
shinrich@unmc.edu
 
Department of Pathology and
Public Health Laboratory
University of Nebraska Medical Center
986495 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198
Gary McKee, PhD, MPH
gmckee@missc.state.wy.us
State Health Officer
Wyoming Department of Health
117 Hathaway Building
Cheyenne, WY 82002
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