NTCA Officers and Board

NTCA Officers and
Board of Directors 2018-2019

Officers

Diana Fortune, RN, BSN
NTCA President
TB Program Manager
New Mexico Department of Health

Julie Higashi, MD, PhD
NTCA President-Elect
TB Control Program Director
TB Control Program
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Diana Nilsen, MD, RN
NTCA Immediate Past President
Director of Medical Affairs
Bureau of TB Control
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Nancy Baruch, RN, MS, MBA
NTCA Secretary
Chief, Center for TB Control and Prevention
Maryland Department of Health

Peter Davidson, PhD
Treasurer
TB Program Manager
Communicable Disease Division
Michigan Department of Community Health

Board Members

Janette Candido
High Incidence Representative

Program Manager
TB Control Program
Illinois Department of Public Health

Sarah Gordon, MPH
High Incidence Representative

TB Controller / Program Manager
Minnesota Department of Health

Pete Dupree, MPH
Medium Incidence Representative

TB Control Program
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Heidi Behn, RN, MPH
Medium Incidence Representative

TB Controller / IJN Referral Contact
TB Control Program
Oregon Public Health Division

Suzanne Wilson, MPH
Low Incidence Representative

Program Director
Division of TB Elimination
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

Christine Hahn, MD
Low Incidence Representative

State Epidemiologist / TB Controller
Idaho Department of Health & Welfare

Ann Scarpita, RN, MPH
President, National TB Nurse Coalition

TB Nurse Consultant
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

John Bernard, MD
President, National Society of TB Clinicians

Tuberculosis Medical Officer
Division of Global Populations and Infectious Disease Prevention
Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Jason Cummins
President, Society for Epidemiology in TB Control

TB Control Program Manager / Senior Epidemiologist
TB Elimination Program
Tennessee Department of Health