The Director  

    Amanda Robison-Chadwell, MPH, PhD – Director
   Walden University, PhD in Public Health emphasis Community Health Education, 2017
Walden University, Masters of Public Health (MPH), 2011.
California State University, Bachelor of Arts (BA). Anthropology, 2008.
Raised in a military family Amanda traveled for much of her early years. Her father retired and was sent to his final station in Northern California in 1999. She attended California State University in Sacramento and completed her bachelor’s degree in Anthropology in 2008. While working as an archaeologist and cancer epidemiology intern she completed work on her MPH and took a job with the Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services as an Epidemiology Analyst. Amanda was soon offered a position in Odessa, Texas as an Epidemiologist in 2012. She rose in the ranks with the Ector County Health Department and worked as the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Manager. In 2015 she was hired by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) as a Research Specialist IV on the epidemiology team with the Texas Cancer Registry where she worked for just over a year before accepting the position as Director for the Bell County Health District. She completed her PhD in Public Health with an emphasis in Community Health Education in 2017.