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NCP Staff

Jane Kim, MD, MPH — Executive Director for Preventive Medicine
Sophia Califano, MD, MPH — Deputy Chief Consultant for Preventive Medicine

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Program Team

  • Michael G. Goldstein, MD — Associate Chief Consultant for Preventive Medicine 
  • Kathleen S. Pittman, RN, MPH — National Program Manager for HPDP Programs
  • Peg Dundon, PhD — National Program Manager for Health Behavior
  • Melissa Durkee, PharmD, BCACP — National Program Manager, Pharmacist
  • Lori Hoffman-Högg, MS, RN, CNS, AOCN® — National Program Manager for Prevention Policy
  • Troy Knighton, LPC, EdS, MEd — National Seasonal Flu & IDPIO Program Manager
  • Stephanie A. Spohr, PhD — Clinical Informaticist
  • Eric Pear — Research and Evaluation Analyst
  • Alexander Cousins — Writer/Editor
  • Andrew Weaver — Program Analyst

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MOVE!® Weight Management Team

  • Susan D. Raffa, PhD — National Program Director for Weight Management
  • Laura Carlson, MS, RDN, CSOWM, LDN — MOVE! Dietitian Program Coordinator
  • Sophia P. Hurley, MSPT — MOVE! Physical Activity Program Coordinator
  • Tony B. Rogers — MOVE! Health System Specialist
  • Jacquelyn Ellis, MS, RDN, LDN — Program Analyst

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Veterans Health Education and Information (VHEI) Team

  • Angela Kumar, MPH — National Program Manager for VHEI
  • Dan Greenwood, PhD, RD — Health Educator
  • Sarah Bowman, EdD — Education Specialist
  • Vacant — Program Analyst

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Administrative Support Team  

  • Shaun Songer — Executive Assistant
  • Allen Crawford — Administrative Officer
  • Shaunelle Tharpe — Program Support Assistant
  • Lesa Hall — Program Analyst
  • Jay Shiffler — Communications Specialist
  • Kenia Ulloa, MPH — Special Assistant

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