Our Team


Susan Krenn

Susan Krenn | Executive Director

Ms. Krenn has over 20 years of experience developing, implementing and managing communication programs for family planning, safe motherhood, reproductive health, malaria, child survival, TB, democracy and governance and HIV/AIDS. Her areas of expertise include strategy design, materials development, program management and facilitation, among others. Throughout her 24 year career at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, she has demonstrated her ability to build, manage and lead effective teams, and deliver project results consistent with the Center’s and the School’s mission. Prior to assuming the role of Director at the Center, Susan was Director of CCP’s Program Unit bringing extensive leadership and management experience as well as technical expertise to the position. She served as Regional Director for CCP’s Africa Division between 1994 – 2008. Susan has worked professionally in 14 African countries, Central America and the Caribbean, including a three-year field position in Nigeria.
More

CCP TECHNICAL LEADERSHIP

William Glass

Director, Strategic Communication Programs

Mr. Glass has worked in public health and development communication for 22 years. He has expertise in every aspect of programming, including strategic planning, program development, marketing and fundraising, training, media production, and monitoring...

Alice Payne Merritt

Director of Technical Programs

Ms. Merritt has 30 years of field experience in social and behavior change communication across a range of health and social development issues including: HIV prevention, family planning, adolescent reproductive health, tobacco control, maternal mortality...

Maria Elena Figueroa

Director, Research and Evaluation

Dr. Figueroa is currently Associate Scientist in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) where she teaches a graduate seminar on Health Communication. She is also the Director of the Global Program on Water and Hygiene...

Douglas Storey

Director, Communication Science and Research

Dr. Storey is an Associate Director at CCP and faculty member at the Bloomberg School of Public Health where he teaches courses on strategic health communication programs. He has 30 years of experience in health communication...

Tara Sullivan

Director, Knowledge Management Programs

Dr. Sullivan is the Deputy Project Director for the K4Health Project and an Assistant Scientist in the Department of Health, Behavior, and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She has worked for...

Benjamin Lozare

Director, Training and Capacity Strengthening

Dr. Lozare is responsible for the capacity building efforts of CCP. Dr. Lozare has more than 25 years of experience in research, teaching, and practice in international and development communication. He has served as Dean of the College of...

CCP GLOBAL PROJECT LEADERSHIP

Kirsten Böse

Director, Health Communication Capacity Collaborative

Ms. Böse is a public health and communication specialist with over 20 years experience developing and implementing projects in reproductive health/family planning, HIV/AIDS, malaria, child ...

Matthew Lynch

Director, Malaria Vector Control Project

Dr. Lynch is Project Director for the NetWorks project, developing sustainable models to increase access to, and use of, long-lasting insecticidal nets for vulnerable households. He directed the Voices for a Malaria-Free Future malaria advocacy...

Tara Sullivan

Director, Knowledge for Health Project

Dr. Sullivan is the Deputy Project Director for the K4Health Project and an Assistant Scientist in the Department of Health, Behavior, and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She has worked for...

TECHNICAL AREA LEADS

James Bon Tempo

ICT & Innovation

Mr. BonTempo has over 20 years of experience working in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) across...

Jane Brown

Gender

Ms. Brown has over 20 years experience in development communication and production, with an emphasis on gender, HIV ...

Arzum Ciloglu

Family Planning

Dr. Ciloglu has nearly 20 years' experience in public health in the areas of family planning, reproductive health, maternal health, postabortion...

Maria Elena Figueroa

Water & Hygiene

Dr. Figueroa is currently Associate Scientist in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins...

Caroline Jacoby

Entertainment-Education

Ms. Jacoby has over 14 years experience in social and behavior change communication with an emphasis on family planning...

Matthew Lynch

Malaria

Dr. Lynch is Project Director for the NetWorks project, developing sustainable models to increase access to...

Carol Underwood

Gender

Dr. Underwood is a Senior Research Advisor for Research and Evaluation at the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs...

Lynn Van Lith

HIV/AIDS

Lynn Van Lith has 20 years of progressive experience working in international development with a special focus on HIV...

Claudia Vondrasek

Advocacy

Ms. Vondrasek currently serves as Senior Program Officer, and Team Leader for French speaking countries in...

Team Leaders

Lisa
Cobb

Ms. Cobb has over 15 years experience in public health and health communication...

Patricia Poppe

Ms. Poppe is the Team Leader for Latin America and Lusophone Africa...

Ian Tweedie

Ian Tweedie has worked in Africa for 30 years on health, population, water and rural...

Sanjanthi Velu

Sanjanthi Velu has a PhD in communication and over 15 years of experience...

CCP Administration

Cathy Church-Balin

Director, Business Development

Ms. Church-Balin has over 20 years of experience in health communication and a decade in business development. She is currently the Business Development Director at CCP. Cathy also provides technical assistance in the design, implementation and management of health communication...

Kimberly Brooks

Director, CCP Human Resources

Ms. Brooks has 20 years of experience in human resources management and holds a Senior Professional in Human Resource Management Certification. As a generalist of human resources, she has expertise in various HR disciplines, including organizational and employee development...

Erika Wagner

Director, CCP Finance

Ms. Wagner has over 10 years of experience in program and finance administration at CCP, and currently serves as CCP's Administrative Manager. In this capacity, she is responsible for oversight of the financial operations of the Center including those of the more than...