CPH Ambassadors

Each year, the NBPHE selects a cohort of CPH Ambassadors. The ambassadors share the importance of certification in public health through various channels such as attending conferences and using social media.

Congratulations to the 2024 class of CPH Ambassadors below. 

Ileana Acosta, MPH, CPH

- Chief Medical Scribe,

Scribe America

Yáu Adamu, PhD(c), MPH, MSc, CPH

- Graduate Research Assistant and PhD Candidate,

The University of Iowa

Korina Aghmar, MPA, BSN, RN, CTN-B, CPH

- Health Department Director/Health Officer,

Manitowoc County

Mutlaq Albugmi, PhD, MPH, CPH

- Director of Corporate Communication,

Saudi NIH

Alyssa Alessandra, MPH, RN, CPH

- Lecturer and Field Coordinator,

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Bertha Ansley, PhD, MSN,MSS, BSN, CPH

- CEO, Principal Consultant,

Ansley Connect2, LLC (AC2)

Kevin Baker, MPH, CIC, CHES, CPH

- Chief Epidemiologist, Program Manager,

Florida Department of Health

Sean Beeman, PhD, MPH, CPH

- Division Director/Assistant Professor,

United States Army

Laura Beilsmith, MPH, CPH

- Epidemiologist,

Washington State Department of Health

Michelle Boyd, MPH, DHSc, CPH

- Public Health Analyst,

CACI International

Marissa Brash, DRPH, EDD, MPH, CPH

- Department Chair and Professor,

Azusa Pacific University

Courtney Buchwald, MPH, BSN, RN, CIC, CPH

- Community Health Nurse,

Indian Health Service

Fadi Daher, MD, MPH, CPE, CPH

- Nephrologist,

The Kidney Group of Memphis

Munim Deen, MPH, CPH

- Executive Director, Population Health Analytics,

Eastern Health Cluster

Aditi Desai, MPH, CPH

- Community Outreach Manager,

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Anthony Dissen, MPH, MA, RDN, CPH

- Tenured Assistant Professor of Health Science,

Stockton University

Cerina Dubois, PhD(c), MPH, CPH

- Research Consultant,

School of Public Health, University of Alberta

Robert Farr, MD, MPH, CTMTH, FACP, FIDSA, CPH

- Medical Executive Director of Florida Department of Health Escambia and Santa Rosa,

Lecturer at University of West Florida

Kathryn Ford, MPH, LCSW, CPH

- Program Manager/Therapist/Supervisor,

Baruch College Counseling Center

Dr. Aliyar Fouladkhah, PhD, MS, MPH CFS, MACE, CPH

- Founding Director of Public Health Microbiology Foundation,

Tennessee State Univ Associate Professor of Public Health

Justin Frederick, MPH, DrPH (c) CPH

- Deputy Health Director | Epidemiology and Preparedness,

Douglas County Health Department

Adam Fundora, CPH

- Statewide School Heath Administrator,

Florida Department of Health

Jason Garcia, PhD, MPH, BA, CPH

- Project Certified Industrial Hygienist,

PIKA International, Inc.

Nicole Gatto, MPH, PhD, CPH

- Principal Collaborative Scientist,

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute

Shelby Gilbert, EdD, MSEd, MPH, CPH

- Associate Professor,

Florida Gulf Coast University

Jayne Guare, MPH, CWWS, CPH

- Senior Wellbeing Advisor

Erica Guerrido, MPH, CPH

- HSC RAC Administrator II,

University of Florida

Marlisa Hall, MPH, CPH

- Practice Transformation Specialist,

California Medical Association

YOUNGWON HAM, MAS, CPH

- Public Health Advisor,

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Norman Hess, MSA, CPH

- Executive Director,

Michigan Association for Local Public Health

Ayesha Iqbal, MPH, CPHQ, CPH

- Data Analyst,

Shoreland

Fabrice Juin, MPH, CPH

- Region Equity Initiative Manager,

Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission

Barbara Jump, MA, CPH

- Health Communications Strategist,

barbjump.com

Min Jung, MPH, CPH

- Volunteer,

MOCSA

Amar Kanekar, PhD, MPH, MB, CPH

- Professor and Graduate Coordinator,

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Waqas Khan, MBBS, MPH, CPH

- CRC-II,

Emory University Winship Cancer Institute

Joshua Knight
Opeyemi Komolafe, PharmD, CPH

- Staff Pharmacist,

Indian Health Service

Adreana Kusaba, MPH, CPH

- Lead Project Coordinator,

Oregon Health & Science University

Benjamin Lego, MPH, RN-BC, CPHRM, CPH

- Senior Director - Risk Management, Accreditation, and Licensure,

WellSpan Health

Yanique Linton, MPH, CHES, CPH

- Teaching Assistant/Student,

Morgan State University

Siana Liti, MPH, CPH

- Business Development Project Coordinator,

Providence Health Plan

Ariane de Jesus Lopes de Abreu, MPH, CPH

- Consultant,

World Health Organization

Ashley Love, DrPH, DHSc, MPH, MS, CHC-ACE, CPH

- Director of Graduate Studies | Associate Professor,

University of the Incarnate Word

Andrea Lowe, MPH, CPH

- Partner + Collaborator,

Social Impact Studio Consulting, LLC

Lei Lv, PhD, MPH, CPH

- Post-Doc Fellow,

Novo Nordisk

Syed Uzair Mahmood, MBBS, MPH, FRSPH, CHPE, CPH

- Public Health Consultant,

SHINE Humanity

Daniel Mami, CAPM, CPH

- Global Health Program Coordinator,

Brazza International Foundation

Sarah Maness, PhD, MPH, CPH

- Assistant Professor, Health Education and Promotion,

East Carolina University

Shabih Manzar, MD, MPH, CPHQ, FAAP, CPH

- Physician,

LSU Health

Michael Martella, DO, MEd, CPH

- Physician,

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

Jessica McCann, MA, MPH, CPH

- Senior Health Policy Analyst,

Weitzman Institute

Jennifer Meyer, PhD, MPH, RN, CPH

- Assistant Professor,

University of Alaska

Halle Mitchell, MPH, CPH

- Emergency Preparedness Planner & REVAMP Program Manager,

Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department

Lindsay Monaco Monaco, MPH, CPH

- Immunization Compliance Manager,

St. Joseph's University

Alicia Norford, MPH, CPH

- Director, Clinical Info & Reporting,

Elevance Health

Letycia Nuñez-Argote, PhD, MPH, CPH

- Clinical Associate Professor,

University of Kansas

Japheth Nzioki, MPH, PhD, CPH

- Post Doc/ Adjunt Professor-Public Health,

Andrews University/Adventist University of Africa

Jay Oh, DBE, DMin, MPH, MA, MA, CPH

- Adjunct Assistant Professor,

Molloy University

Tara Ornstein, MPH, CPH

- Senior Public Health Advisor,

Johns Hopkins University

Penny Overgaard, PhD, RN, CPH, CPH

- Assistant Professor,

University of Arizona

Jenny Paul, MPH, BSN, AMB-BC, LSS GB, CPH

- Commander,

US Navy Nurse Corps

LuBeth Perez, MPH, PhD(c), CPH

- Senior Program Manager,

UTHealth Houston SPH

Madolyn Phillips, MS, MPH, CPH
Stacey Plichta, ScD, CPH

- Professor,

CUNY Graduate School of Public Health

Cynthia Prieto-Diaz, MPH, CPH

- Executive Leadership Team - Member,

500 Women Scientists

Susmitha Rallabandi, MBBS, MPA, MPH, CPH

- Research Coordinator,

Center for Addiction and Mental Health

Gwendolyn Reyna, MD, MPH, CPH

- Associate Science and Medicine Advisor,

American Heart Association

Rawan Sendi, MPH, CIC, CPH

- Consultant,

Deloitte

Claudia Serna, PhD, DDS, MPH, MBA CPH

- Chair, MPH Director & Assistant Professor,

Nova Southeastern University

Salim Serrano, MLT(ASCP), CPH

- Public Health Lab Informatics Consultant,

J Michael Consulting

Meghan Shipman
Devan Slaughter, MPH, CPH

- Public Health Program Representative,

Springfield-Greene County Health Dept

Kristen Stevens Hobbs, MPH, CPH

- Director, Implementation & Research,

McKesson

Christina Stillwell, MPH, RN, CPH

- Registered Nurse,

Dept. of Health & Human Services/Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Tasha Turner-Bicknell, DNP, RN, CPH

- Associate Professor, Harm Reduction Consultant,

University of Cincinnati

Lisa Vajgrt-Smith, MPH, RN, CPH

- Specialty Porgrams Nurse Coordinator,

Santa Clara County Emergency Medical Services

Kimberly Valdez, MPH, CPH

- Behavioral Health Project Manager/ Equity Coordinator,

New Avenues For Youth/Oregon Department of Human Services

Laura Varnier, MNSc, FNP-BC, APRN, CEN, CPH

- Bureau Director of Clinical Services,

Metro Public Health Department

Teresa Wagner, DrPH, MS, CPPS, RD/LD, CHWI, DipACLM, CHWC, CPH

- Associate Professor,

University of North Texas Health Science Center

Monika Wahi
Patricia Wright, PhD, MBA, MSN, CRNP, CNS, CNE, CHPN, FPC, CPH

- Professor,

The University of Scranton

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