Executive Leadership & Expert Bios
Alina Flores, MPH
Areas of Expertise
- Folic Acid
- Speaks Spanish
Health Education Specialist, Prevention Research team, NCBDDD
Alina L. Flores, MPH, CHES, is a Health Education Specialist for the Prevention Research Team of the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Before coming to CDC in July 2001, Ms. Flores served as the Education Director at the Spina Bifida Association of Georgia where she developed the Association′s Hispanic outreach program for the state.
During her time at the CDC, Ms. Flores has assisted in the development, implementation, and evaluation of a national Spanish-language folic acid campaign, as well as assisted with other domestic and international neural tube defects prevention programs and development of educational materials and school curriculums. She has presented folic acid promotion strategies to international health organizations, and national, state, and community-based agencies, and has conducted numerous media outreach efforts in both Spanish and English.
Ms. Flores received a BS degree from Pennsylvania State University, and an MPH from Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.
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