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Leslie Given, MPA


Co-owner & Vice-President, Strategic Health Concepts
MPA, West Virginia University


Leslie Given is co-owner and Vice President of Strategic Health Concepts, Inc. a national consulting company based in Atlanta, GA and Denver, CO.
Strategic Health Concepts (SHC) provides a variety of services to governmental, non-profit and for-profit organizations including strategic planning, organizational development, positioning and communication services, realistic and effective problem solving, special studies on specific health issues, and program planning, development and evaluation. SHC has worked with nearly all state and many tribe, territory and Pacific Island Jurisdiction health departments on their chronic disease program and coalition building efforts.
Prior to joining SHC in January 2007, Ms. Given was a Team Lead for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Comprehensive Cancer Control Branch in Atlanta, GA. Leslie has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English with a minor in Political Science and a Masters of Public Administration with a specialization in Health Administration from West Virginia University.