Desiree Greene

Desiree Greene’s background spans the fields of public and environmental health, nutrition, finance, education, and public policy. She is extremely interested in women’s health, family planning, public policy, human rights, and health equity. Drawing on a broad range of diverse academic and work experiences, she has also been involved in health equity, human rights, educational, environmental, and public & women’s health projects and initiatives in Pennsylvania, Seoul, Korea, New Jersey, and Arizona. Prior to becoming the Healthy People Healthy Communities IGA and Family Planning Program Manager at the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), she worked in Birth Defects Surveillance at ADHS, and as a Nutrition Educator and Trainer for the Maricopa County Department of Public Health’s WIC Program. A graduate of Rutgers University in New Jersey and Sarah Lawrence College in New York, Desiree has also completed her second master’s degree at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, where her concentrations were on health services administration and health equity. She is currently studying to be a Birth Doula and is a certified Yoga Nidra Practitioner.