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Deborah Gardner, MPH, MFA

Bio and contact information for Deborah Gardner, MPH, MFA, NWCPHP Project Manager.

Deborah GardnerProject Manager



Deborah Gardner is a Project Manager for NWCPHP’s Maternal and Child Health Professionals Leadership Training Program. She also serves as a contributing writer for NWCPHP.

Areas of Expertise

  • Maternal and child health
  • Writing and communications
  • Health equity, disparities, and justice
  • Food and nutrition
  • Youth/adolescent development and youth voice

Deborah’s professional and academic background includes maternal and child health research, advocacy for food justice and health equity, nonprofit program management, and writing and editing for a variety of publications. She is passionate about the connections between health sciences, writing, and social justice.

Deborah is a graduate of both the University of Washington Maternal and Child Health MPH program and the Creative Writing MFA program.