About Chanda (Mobley) Holsey, DrPH, MPH, AE-C
Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey is the founder and visionary of HALO for Families. Dr. Holsey brings over 17 years experience in public health program management. She has planned, implemented, and evaluated health promotion programs nationally for the Association of Asthma Educators and American Lung Association; and regionally for Georgia Department of Community Health, Morehouse School of Medicine, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, and Hughes Spalding Children's Hospital.
Dr. Holsey has or currently consults as a program evaluator, grant writer, program coordinator, grant reviewer, trainer, and research investigator for a myriad of organizations. These organizations include but are not limited to the National Medical Association, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Education, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Emory University School of Medicine, American Public Health Association—Maternal and Child Health Section, and San Diego State University. She has trained widely on the topic of pediatric asthma education and management and has several publications and professional presentations in the areas of asthma management, pediatric asthma, maternal and child health, chronic disease prevention, health disparities research, and health education.
Dr. Holsey earned a Master of Public Health in Behavioral Science and Health Education from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and a Doctor of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Additionally, Dr. Holsey is a Certified Asthma Educator (AE-C) and is the current President of the Association of Asthma Educators, a national organization whose primary purpose is to promote asthma education as an integral comprehensive asthma program, to raise the competence of health care professionals who educate individuals and families affected by asthma, and to raise the standard of care and quality of asthma education delivered to those with asthma.
Dr. Holsey is married to Petty Officer Eric Demond Holsey of the US Navy, and is the mother of a beautiful daughter, Savannah Nicole. She has a heart and passionate fervor for serving young children, the indigent, and the underserved. Her personal motto is to "walk with wisdom". She also incorporates three core values into all of her personal and professional endeavors—peace, productivity, and prosperity. In fact, she has coined the term "Have a 3 P Day—peaceful, productive, and prosperous" and commonly uses it as an inspirational farewell with family, friends, and colleagues.
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