TaWanna Berry is an Associate Director for Public Health. She has 20+ years of expertise in strategic communications, social marketing, and health communications program development and implementation for federal and private sector initiatives.
Berry is project director for NHLBI’s Heart Health and Healthy Lifestyles Education program and CDC’s National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Digital Strategy and Communications Support project. She led the development and implementation of CDC’s Doing It campaign, an evidence-based social marketing campaign designed to encourage and normalize HIV testing. The campaign won a Berreth Award from the National Public Health Information Coalition for creative excellence, digital/social media innovation, and effective execution.
- MA, Public Relations, University of Maryland, College Park
- BA, Communications, Morgan State University
Expert InterviewHow Can We Bridge Gaps in Public Health Knowledge?
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Journal ArticleUsing a medication event monitoring system to evaluate self-report and pill count for determining treatment completion with self-administered, once-weekly isoniazid and rifapentine
Contemporary Clinical Trials
N.A. Scott, C. Sadowski, A. Vernon, B. Arevalo, K. Beer, A. Borisov, J.A. Cayla, M. Chen, P.-J. Feng, R.N. Moro, D.P. Holland, N. Martinson, J.-P. Millet, J.M. Miro, R. Belknap
Journal ArticleA task-specific algorithm to estimate occupational (1→3)-ß-D-glucan exposure for farmers in the Biomarkers of Exposure and Effect in Agriculture Study
Annals of Work Exposures and Health
M.C. Friesen, F. Hung, S. Xie, S.M. Viet, N.C. Deziel, S.J. Locke, P.R. Josse, J.F. Sauvé, G. Andreotti, P.S. Thorne, L.E. Beane-Freeman, J.N. HofmannSOURCE