Creating a Statewide Diabetes Prevention Culture with a Health Literacy Lens
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Fri
Pamela Williams is the Director for the Cancer & Chronic Disease Bureau at Maryland Department of Health. As the Director, Mrs. Williams is responsible for program operations of five centers which includes the Center for Cancer Prevention and Control, the Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, the Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control, the Office of Oral Health, and the Kidney Disease Program. Mrs. Williams is the person in charge of the Diabetes Population Health goal for the Statewide Integrated Health Improvement Strategy (SIHIS) and developing key initiatives to address diabetes prevention and control for the state. She’s worked at MDH for the past three years. Prior to working at MDH, Mrs. Williams has over twenty-five years of experience working at various federally qualified health centers and hospitals in Maryland, DC, and Chicago.