Stacey Mattison, MPH, CHES
Deputy Director, Division of Public Health Performance Improvement
As deputy director of the Division of Public Health Performance Improvement within CDC’s Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS), Stacey Mattison, MPH, CHES, assists the division director in providing guidance and strategic direction on a cross-agency system of performance and accountability that assures the goals, priorities, and CDC resources and assets at state, tribal, local, and territorial public health agencies are positioned to achieve and advance the public health outcomes intended and supported by CDC.
Mattison has worked in the area of programmatic and strategic planning, and provided technical assistance to CDC-funded and non-funded partners for the past nine years. Prior to joining OSTLTS, she served as CDC's Adult and Older Adult goal team lead.
Mattison has worked in the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, where she served as the acting deputy director for the Division of Oral Health, acting branch chief and deputy branch chief for the Division of Reproductive Health's Information Technology, Statistics, and Surveillance Branch, and as a program consultant and project officer in the Division of Adolescent and School Health.
Mattison's career began in 1992 as a research assistant with the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. Prior to coming to CDC, she was a senior relationship manager for WebMD. At WebMD, Mattison developed and managed relationships with key national government, non-profit organizations, and professional medical associations to leverage resources and credibility for WebMD's consumer website.
She has worked for the Emory University Regional Training Center as a program manager and was responsible for grant writing, curricula development on adolescent health and women's issues, and providing extensive training for health professionals throughout the Southeast. She has also worked for Planned Parenthood of Georgia as their school health coordinator, and the DeKalb County Board of Health as a senior public health educator.
Mattison has an extensive background in managing budgets and developing health promotion and education programs and curricula for schools, community-based organizations, family planning centers, public health clinics, and universities.
She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California at Berkeley, a master's degree in public health, with an emphasis in behavioral science and health education, from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, and she is a certified health education specialist.