Jeannine Herrick

Jeannine Herrick, MPH

Senior Advisor, Training and Leadership
North Carolina Institute for Public Health (NCIPH)
Adjunct Instructor
Department of Public Health Leadership and Practice
004 Rosenau Hall
CB #8165
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Key Publications

Healthy Before Pregnancy: Pilot test results for a preconception health curriculum for high school students in NC. Amy Mullenix, Jeannine Herrick, Megan Whelen and Leslie deRosset. (2010). APHA Conference Paper.

Innovative Preconception Health Programs / Health care providers and preconception counseling: an evaluation of a folic acid education program in North Carolina. Amy Mullenix and Jeannine Herrick. (2009). Conference paper for the CityMatCH Urban Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference.

Content and frequency of preconception health counseling in private practice in North Carolina. Amy Mullenix, Jeannine Herrick and Anna Bess Brown. (2008). APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition.

Staff/Administrative Duties

Jeannine Herrick, MPH, is a Workforce Development Associate at the North Carolina Institute for Public Health within the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s Gillings Global School of Public Health. Jeannine works closely with the Adaptive Leadership Core within the National MCH Workforce Development Center developing trainings and facilitating peer learning. Jeannine supports local health department leaders in the National Program Office for the Emerging Leaders in Public Health Program through training and technical assistance. Jeannine also supports local and state leaders through the North Carolina Public Health Leadership Institute. Jeannine has a wealth of experience in program design and implementation, strategic planning, partnership development and donor relations. At the NC Institute for Public Health, Ms. Herrick designs and conducts trainings on a variety of topics including strategic decision making, evaluation design and implementation, communication and messaging, and effective training skills. Jeannine provides technical assistance to a variety of state and national partners conducting assessments, evaluation, and facilitating strategic planning and change management sessions.


  • MPH, Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000
  • BA, Psychology (Women's Studies minor), William Smith College, 1997