Community Outreach and Engagement Team

Natoshia Askelson

Natoshia Askelson, MPH, PhD
Interim Associate Director, Community 
Outreach & Engagement
Associate Professor, Department of 
Community & Behavioral Health
Senior Research Fellow, Public Policy Center 

Sarah Nash

Sarah Nash, PhD
COE Co-Leader
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology 

Kelly Wells Sittig

Kelly Wells Sittig, MS
COE Co-Leader
Executive Director, Iowa Cancer 

Megan Schmidt

Megan Schmidt, MEd, MPH
Research Specialist, Department of Community & Behavioral Health 


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