Victoria Revelle, MPH, CHES®
Victoria is a four-year SOPHE member who serves on SOPHE’s National Communication Committee.
She is dedicated to reducing health disparities and increasing health equity through promoting and protecting the highest attainable level of health and well-being for all people.
As a champion for healthy living, Victoria is a strong proponent of interventions that address the social determinants of health, eradicate stigma and empower underserved populations.
Her public health work has been featured in print, social, and broadcast media. In 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Revelle received national recognition for presenting innovative and educational webinars in honor of National Health Education Week.
The webinars, “Health Education Today: Partnering for Success,” “Community Health, Health Equity and Faith-based Partnerships,” “Community Health: Changing the Classical Archetype, ” and “Health Equity in the Workplace,” featured successful community activities, key partnerships, and innovations in public health.
She has also successfully completed the 16th U.S. Surgeon General’s Community Health Leadership Program and the American Public Health Association’s International Health Section Global Health Mentoring Program.
In 2017, she was selected by the Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues to receive the Health Equity Award which honored her public health service in rural, African American communities.
As an advocate for health equity, Victoria is passionate about sickle cell awareness. Her research surrounding African Americans and sickle cell was presented in 2018 at the American Public Health Association’s National Annual Meeting and Expo in San Diego, California. At this event, Victoria became the first African-American to receive the American Public Health Association International Health Section’s Inaugural Young Professional Award.
Victoria is also a co-author of Achieving Health Equity in the United States. This piece is one of the newest policy statements adopted by the American Public Health Association.
As a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University and Morehouse School of Medicine’s Master of Public Health Program, Victoria consistently maintains a resounding commitment to the principles of cultural humility, community empowerment, social justice, and health equity.