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Ashley Wennerstrom, MPH
Program Director

Ashley Wennerstrom is the director of the Louisiana Community Health Worker Training Institute, which is housed at the Office of Community Affairs and Health Policy at Tulane University School of Medicine.  She is a co-founder and current chair of the Louisiana Community Health Outreach Network, a local professional group for community health workers.  From 2008-2010, Wennerstrom served as associate director of the REACH NOLA Mental Health Infrastructure and Training Project, a community-academic partnered mental health quality improvement initiative.   She is a section councilor and treasurer for the Community Health Planning and Policy Development Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA).  She also serves a co-chair of the policy committee for the Community Health Workers Section of APHA.  Wennerstrom received a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and Spanish from the University of Colorado.  She served as an AmeriCorps VISTA at New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity prior to earning an MPH from the University of Arizona.  She is currently pursuing a PhD in Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. 


1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-7518