The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Angela D. Mickalide, PhD, MCHES, as Vice President, Programs and Education. ACPM is a professional, medical society of more than 2,000 physicians dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of individuals, families, communities and populations through disease prevention and health promotion.
As a member of ACPM’s executive team, Dr. Mickalide will oversee the implementation and evaluation of federally-funded grants, supervise the College’s Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) programs according to the standards and regulations set by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM), and lead the development, management, and scaling of new programs, products and education courses.
Dr. Mickalide 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 the 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 100 peer-reviewed 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 the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Health Education and Behavior, Health Promotion Practice, Injury Prevention, and the International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion.