Shannon Haworth, MA
Public Health Program Manager
Shannon Haworth is the new Public Health Program Manager for the Public Health team at AUCD. Working under the supervision of the Director of Public Health she implements capacity development activities and technical assistance for the AUCD network, under a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) & National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD). She most recently worked as the Senior Program Specialist on the LEND team at AUCD.
Before coming to AUCD she worked at the Partnership for People with Disabilities as the Project Manager for the Virginia state autism implementation grant. She is a former Virginia LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) trainee. Shannon is also the proud parent of a young child with autism.
Shannon has a Masters degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, and a graduate certificate in Autism from Ball State University. She has also earned a Post Baccalaureate Graduate Certificate in Disability Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University, and is currently studying Public Health in the DrPH program at Walden University.