Melanie Ogleton, MHSA, MPH
Melanie Ogleton is a skilled public health community development and capacity building expert with a focus on substance use disorder, HIV/AIDS, minority health, and women’s health. Melanie has close to 20 years of experience directing large-scale federal government technical assistance, capacity-building, and training contracts. She possesses a strong commitment to increasing the capacity of state and local systems to develop, implement, evaluate, and sustain effective public health programs for minority and under-served populations. Consequently, her program management expertise spans the continuum from work with federal agencies, state systems, local health departments, and community and faith-based organizations. Melanie is an experienced facilitator and trainer with significant experience designing and facilitating national, regional, and local events that have helped communities and stakeholder groups nationwide expand systems of care, support partnership development, and enhance staff competency.
Prior to joining Cardea, Melanie served as Practice Area Lead for the Center for Behavioral Health at Altarum’s Population Health Strategies division. She holds a Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration and a Master’s Degree in Public Health from The George Washington University.