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N.C. DPH: Chronic Disease and Injury Section
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Injury and Violence Prevention Branch

Contact Us

Phone: (919) 707-5425
Fax: (919) 870-4803

Mailing Address:
Injury and Violence Prevention Branch
1915 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1915

Physical Location:
5505 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, N.C. 27609

For questions related to naloxone, please email

For questions related to substance use data requests, please email

All other questions, please email

Staff Listing

Name Title/Area
Alan Dellapenna, Jr., MPH
Branch Head
Pamela K. Anderson, MBA
Operations Manager
Susan Autry, CTR
Data Abstractor, North Carolina Violent Death Reporting System
Margaret Bordeaux Justice-Involved Overdose Prevention Specialist, CDC Foundation Assignee 
Ingrid Bou-Saada, MA, MPH
Injury Prevention Consultant, Core Injury
Mary Beth Cox, MPH
Substance Use Epidemiology Team Lead
Katia Cutts
Program Administrative Assistant
Taylor Davis, MPH
Data Abstractor
Deena Fulton, MPH
Rape Education and Prevention Program Manager
Shana Geary, MPH
Injury Epidemiologist
Anne Geissinger, MPH, RD
Injury Prevention Consultant/Technical Writer
Alison Gunn, MPH
Hailey Hartman, MPH
Overdose Surveillance Coordinator
Sherani Jagroep, MPH
Public Health Analyst, Atlanta-Carolinas HIDTA
Alyssa Kitlas, BA
Community Overdose Prevention Coordinator
Amanda Isac, PharmD, MPH
Pharmacist, Naloxone Specialist
Kendall Knuth, MPH
CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellow
Colin Miller, BS
Harm Reduction Consultant
Jane Ann Miller, MPH
Suicide Prevention Consultant
Bruce Nawrocki
Information Systems Specialist
Tammy Norwood
Program Manager, North Carolina Violent Death Reporting System
Amy Patel, MPH Overdose Prevention Program Team Lead
Joseph Prater Justice-Involved Programs Consultant, CDC Foundation Assignee
Scott Proescholdbell, MPH
Epidemiology, Surveillance, and Informatics Unit Manager
Katya Roytburd, MPH, CHES
Social Research Specialist
Sindhu Shamasunder, MPH Substance Use Epidemiologist
MegAnn Smith, MPH Contracts and Program Coordinator
Sara J. Smith, MA, MCHES
Communication Consultant
Glorina Stallworth
Prevention Unit Manager
Anna Stein, JD, MPH
Overdose Prevention Legal Specialist
Devon Weaver
Data Abstractor, North Carolina Violent Death Reporting System
Jan White, M.Ed., SLP, CBIS
Injury Prevention Consultant
Belinda-Rose Young, MSPH, CPH
Southeastern Injury Prevention, Network Coordinator