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Rebecca Greenleaf, MPH

Rebecca Greenleaf, MPH

Social/Clinical Research Specialist
Department of Maternal and Child Health
Project Coordinator
Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities
Adjunct Instructor
Maternal and Child Health
  • 412C Rosenau Hall
  • CB# 7445
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599
  • USA
Rebecca Greenleaf has been serving in various public health roles for more than 20 years.  She earned a master’s degree from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University.  Rebecca has worked for the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, North Carolina's Title V Program, the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, and the National Training Institute for Child Care Health Consultants.  Rebecca currently serves as the Workforce Development Associate and Training Coordinator for the National MCH Workforce Development Center.  In this role, Rebecca supports public health workforce development for MCH professionals, with an emphasis on health transformation, systems integration, evidence-based decision making, and change management.  She collaborates with Center faculty and staff to develop curricula, create unique learning platforms and develop resources for MCH leaders. 

Honors and Awards

Innovative Teaching in MCH: "Expanding Access to Applied Methods for Health Transformation in MCH"

2015, Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health

Representative Courses

Applied Methods for Health Transformation Implementation in MCH (MHCH 890/745) | Syllabus

Research Activities

  • Health Transformation
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • MCH Workforce Development


MPH, Maternal and Child Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998

BS, Health Science, James Madison University, 1995

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