Sara (sally) Pritchard HerndonMPH
Sally Herndon, MPH has been a leader in NC public health’s efforts in tobacco prevention and control since 1991. Responsibilities include management of the Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch and coordination of evidence-based tobacco prevention and control in North Carolina. She helped build support for the 2010 law that makes all N.C. restaurants and bars smoke-free and worked with state and local partners to successfully implement the new law. Sally is Past Chair of the national Tobacco Control Network, 2011-2013. She worked in health promotion/disease prevention in Maine (1980-86).
Her education and training include a BA in Psychology and Physiology from UNC-Chapel Hill and an MPH from the Department of Health Behavior School of Public Health, the University of North Carolina with a focus on policy and program planning. She was a Fellow, NC State University's Natural Resources Leadership Institute: Resolving Conflict through Leadership in 1997; and a Fellow in the Advocacy Institute Leadership Program, 1999.