Maternal & Child Health Senior Technical Advisor, U.S.
Naomi Clemmons has over 22 years of experience in maternal and child health. Naomi’s work focuses on the drivers of health disparities that perpetuate poor health outcomes experienced by women, children, and families. On a federal level, Naomi is senior technical advisor or senior evaluation analyst on various projects including Supporting Healthy Start Performance Project, and oversaw technical assistance to 100 Healthy Start grantees to ensure program effectiveness in achieving the goals to reduce infant mortality and health disparities, and improve perinatal health outcomes; CDC Teen Pregnancy Prevention initiative on social determinants of teen pregnancy; and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau Division of Services for Children with Special Health Needs, Building Capacity for Performance Measurement and Quality Improvement for State Partners Serving Children and Youth with Special Health Needs supporting grantees’ efforts to further systems integration to improve the health outcomes of children and youth with special health care needs. Naomi works closely with State Title V programs conducting comprehensive strengths and needs assessments and supporting action planning processes and special initiatives.