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Public Health Leadership Panel Discussion at the SEPHLI 2006 December Retreat featuring honored guests (from left) Ed Baker, Kenneth Robinson, Paul Halverson, Cathy Slemp, Leah Devlin, Jeff Lake, & Morris Govan.

Dr. Stephanie Bailey
Chief, Public Health Practice Office, Centers for Disease Control

Ron Bialek, MPP
President, Public Health Foundation

Keith Caver
Practice Leader & Manager of Executive Development, Development Dimensions International (DDI)

Vincent T. Covello, PhD
Director of the Center for Risk Communication
New York

Leah M. Devlin, DDS, MPH
State Health Director North Carolina Division Of Public Health

Donna R. Dinkin, MPH
Director, National Public Health Leadership Institute
Faculty Advisor, Southeast Public Health Leadership Institute

Kathleen F. Edwards, Ph.D.
Collegiate Professor and Program Director, Health Care Administration, Graduate School
University of Maryland University College (UMUC)
Adelphi, Maryland

Claudia Fernandez, DrPH, MS, RD, LDN
Director, New Business Development
Director, Leadership Core, Food Systems Leadership Institute
ACOG Leadership Institute Program Director
North Carolina Institute for Public Health UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Kristine M. Gebbie, DrPH, RN
Director, Center for Health Policy
School of Nursing, Columbia University

Gibbie Harris
Buncombe County Health Director
President, NC Association of Local Health Directors

Lisa Macon Harrison, MPH
SEPHLI Director
NC Institute for Public Health
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Chapel Hill, NC

Norm Hartman
President & Founder
TMT Worldwide

Jody Hershey, MD, MPH
Director, New River Health District
Christiansburg, VA

Richard Hyde
Executive Vice President, Hill & Knowlton
Consultant, Center for Risk Communication
New York, New York

Kate Konkle, MPH
Outreach Specialist
University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute

Laura Landrum
Special Projects Director
Illinois Public Health Institute

Dennis D. Lenaway, PhD, MPH
Director, Office of Standards and Emerging Issues in Practice
Office of Chief of Public Health Practice
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cheryl Lesneski 
Clinical Instructor
Public Health Leadership Program
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Danny Martin
Cross River Connexions (CRC)

Jane McCaleb, MD
Rural Health Group, Clinical Director, Roanoke Rapids, NC

Christopher Musselwhite
Discovery Learning
Greensboro, NC

William F. Pilkington, DPA, MPA
Chief Executive Officer and Director of Public Health, Cabarrus Health Alliance

Janet Porter
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Charlotte Roberts
Executive Consultant Speaker and Writer

Ben Rosen, PhD, MA
Robert March and Mildred Borden Hanes Professor of Organizational Behavior
Kenan-Flaglar Business School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mike Rosenthal, MBA, MEd
Discovery Learning, Inc
Greensboro, NC

Jason Sapsin
Dept. of Health Policy & Management
Assistant Scientist
Johns Hopkins Univeristy

Rebecca J. Setliff, PhD
Setliff and Associates

Cathy Slemp, MD, MPH
Acting State Health Officer and Director, Division of Threat Preparedness
Bureau for Public Health
WV Department of Health and Human Resources

Rachel H. Stevens, EDD, RN
Clinical Professor and Senior Advisor to the Director
North Carolina Institute for Public Health
Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

James Thomas, PhD, MPH
Director, Program in Public Health Ethics
Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Elizabeth Tornquist, MA

Leonadi Ward
Dialogues for a New Awareness
La Crescenta, CA 91214

Randy Wykoff, MD, MPH & TM
Dean, College of Public Health
East Tennessee State University

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