Teena L. Francois, MPH
Clinical Data Specialist
Teena L. Francois, MPH, joined the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force in April 2013 as the Clinical Data Specialist. She received her Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology and Health Education from Tulane University in 2003. Her career focus has been on maternal and child health (MCH) related issues particularly for vulnerable populations including underserved communities and children with special needs (CSN). She comes to the Task Force with extensive experience and knowledge in breast cancer epidemiology, disparities research and evaluation of breast and cervical cancer prevention, screening, diagnostic and treatment initiatives. Prior to joining us, Teena was an epidemiologist with the Sinai Urban Health Institute (SUHI) from 2005 and 2010. During that time she was a Breast Health Supervisor for the Helping Her Live Breast Cancer Prevention program and Evaluator for the Stand Against Cancer program. She was also a member of the coordinating committee for the Task Force.
In addition to her work in breast cancer epidemiology, Teena was a contracted evaluator for the National Center of Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Assessment Branch in improving the national assessment of kindergarten vaccination coverage. She also supported the Georgia Department of Public Health MCH program, the Early Intervention Institute and the Louisiana Department of Public Health in the development, implementation and evaluation of state initiatives for children and youth with special health care needs.
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