Areas of Focus: Latino health, oral health, vulnerable populations
As a researcher, Dianna focuses on programs targeting the Latino population through promotores de salud, or community health worker, training programs on topics that include lupus, dental health, and children with special health care needs. Dianna supports the development of content, evaluation recruitment and data analysis.
Dianna graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a B.S. in Human Development. She obtained her M.P.H from Georgia State University with a concentration in Health Policy and Management. Prior to working at KDHRC, Dianna worked as a Health Educator, where she educated clinic patients on reproductive health, sexually transmitted diseases, and provided community resources.
In her free time, Dianna enjoys working out, dancing, swimming and finding new places to eat.