Welcome to the Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health Branch

Kim Black, MPH

Kim Black

Program Assistant

Phone: 919-707-5223

Email: kim.black@dhhs.nc.gov

Kim Black serves as the Program Assistant for the Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health (CCCPH) Branch with the Chronic Disease and Injury Section, NC Division of Public Health. The CCCPH Branch works with partners to create physical activity and healthy eating opportunities; improve quality and delivery of clinical services; and connect patients and their health care providers to community prevention and management programs with the goal of reducing obesity, diabetes, heart disease and stroke in North Carolinians. In this role, Kim assists with planning, coordinating and implementing projects across the CCCPH Branch. She received her Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in Health Promotion and Education from the University of Cincinnati and she is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). Her interest lies in the prevention and care coordination of chronic diseases.

Kim is originally from Columbus, Ohio, but she quickly fell in love with the climate and culture of North Carolina during her undergrad years at the University of North Carolina Wilmington where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health Education. In her free time, she enjoys running, hanging out with friends and family, and spending time at the beach.