Cancer Prevention & Control Branch Program Coordinator, NC Department of Health & Human Services
Brittney Sala is a passionate, dedicated and ambitious public health professional with extensive experience in public and community health program, project and initiative development with an unmatched level of integrity, creativity, professionalism and empathy for the populations she has been fortunate to support and serve. With a proven ability to lead and coordinate highly visible, statewide, local and county-wide projects and health campaigns (with an emphasis on community-clinical partnerships) with various local businesses, coalitions and non-profits, she successfully implements key initiatives, strategies and outcome driven plans of actions that motivate and support individuals to improve their health outcomes. She has served on Duke University’s Women’s Health Engagement Task Force, North Carolina’s Institute of Medicine’s Maternal Health Task Force, and enjoys mentorship opportunities through her work with the business alliance for career development with Wake Tech Early College of Health Sciences.
With a master’s degree from Liberty University in Public Health Nutrition, her previous roles include Project Director of the Maternal Mental Health MATTERS Program, Coordinator for the North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program and Vaccines for Children’s Program with the North Carolina Immunization Registry.
Her biggest achievements are her children, Nicholas, age 5, and daughter, Noelle, age 19 months, who serve as a continuous reminder to slow down and soak in the moments of joy that life offers us in the midst of our daily schedules and tasks. She’s a registered yoga instructor, enjoys physical activity, travel, quality time with loved ones, and will never turn down the opportunity to share a cup of coffee or an encouraging word.