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To send questions or comments about Preventing Chronic Disease, send an e-mail to addressed to one of the following staff:

Sam Posner, PhD
Editor in Chief

Lynne Wilcox, MD, MPH
Founding Editor

Sasha Ruiz, BBA
Health Communication Specialist

Ellen Taratus, MS
Northrop Grumman
Subject Matter Expert

Debbi Tuggle 
The Coleman Group, Inc.
Business Support Specialist

Lesli Mitchell, MA
Managing Editor

Brandi (Bryant) Baker, MBA
The Coleman Group, Inc.
Assistant Managing Editor

David Heenan
The Coleman Group, Inc.
Editorial Assistant

Melissa (Wilson) Newton, BS
The Coleman Group, Inc.
Marketing & Communications 



Associate Editors

Richard A. Goodman, MD, JD, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kimberly Lochner, ScD
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services


Camille P. Vaughan, MD, MS
Atlanta VA Medical Center, Emory University


Technical Team

Kim Bright, PMP
Northrop Grumman
IT Project Manager

Susan McKeen, BS
Northrop Grumman
Senior Software Engineer

Shawn Jones
Northrop Grumman
Software Developer

Kristen Immoor, BFA, AIGA
Northrop Grumman
Graphic Design


Editorial Team:

Caran Wilbanks, BA
Editor, Team Lead

Rosemarie Perrin
The Coleman Group, Inc.

Camille Martin, RD, LD

Teresa Ramsey


Media Inquiries:

If you have a communications or media question regarding PCD, please send an e-mail to

Mailing Address: 

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
Mailstop F-80
4770 Buford Highway, NE 
Atlanta, GA, 30341-3717

Phone number: (404) 645-3355

The opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions.