Angela Mickalide, PhD, MCHES, is an internationally-lauded researcher and practitioner with more than 35 years’ experience in public health. She served as staff to the first U.S. Preventive Services Task Force whose work culminated in the publication of the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, a cornerstone of preventive medicine physicians’ practice worldwide.
She has served as the President of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) and in senior management roles at Safe Kids Worldwide and the Home Safety Council, leading research, programming, and outreach. She most recently served as the principal investigator and program director of Emergency Medical Services for Children National Resource Center based at Children’s National Hospital in Washington D.C., providing fiscal oversight and leading the annual work plan.
Dr. Mickalide earned her PhD degree at the Johns Hopkins University, specializing in public health, psychology, and health education. Dr. Mickalide is also a master certified health education specialist (MCHES) and a graduate of the Public Health Education Leadership Institute.
She has published more than 90 articles, book chapters, and research reports. Dr. Mickalide has held academic appointments in public health at both Johns Hopkins and George Washington Universities. She also served on several peer-reviewed journal editorial boards, including Health Education and Behavior, Health Promotion Practice, Injury Prevention, American Journal of Preventive Medicine and International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion.
Angela has held leadership positions on many non-profit boards including the Kensington Historical Society, the American Association of University Women, the Montgomery County Maryland Commission on Children and Youth and Noyes Children’s Library. She is a music lover and serves on the Board of Directors of the South County Concert Association.