TPHCG’ Consultants

Our Team

The Public Health Consulting Group is a full service consulting firm staffed by public health professionals trained at the doctoral and masters level.

The collective body of experience and expertise of our consultant team members are featured here.

Lakeshia Brown, MPH, CHES Consultant

Lakeshia Brown is a public health educator with experience in program planning, community outreach, collaboration, formative evaluation, and strategic planning. Lakeshia has a passion for creating consumer-friendly, health literate materials.

She has experience with health education program evaluation, community health needs assessments, and patient centered care. Lakeshia is an award-winning certified health education specialist (CHES®) and is also credentialed as a Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS).

Salimah El-Amin Witherspoon DrPH, MPH Consultant

Dr. Salimah El-Amin Witherspoon is a public health practitioner. She has served as an adjunct, assistant professor, researcher, evaluator, health educator, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) certified trainer, curriculum specialist, mentor, consultant, and grant manager.

Dr. El-Amin Witherspoon has served as a Faculty Affiliate and Senior Research Associate at the Samuel Dubois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, Assistant Professor of Public Health at Simmons University and Doctoral Mentor at Capella University. Dr. El-Amin Witherspoon research interests include sexual health, HIV/STD prevention, sexual gender minority health, health disparities, obesity, infant mortality, and health literacy.

Sonali Paul, MD  Senior Program Intern

Junior Program Intern

Open Position.

Mandy Hill, DrPH

Principal Consultant

Dr. Hill brings a wealth of experience in the design, development, and implementation of behavioral science interventions and programs. Dr. Hill’s expertise includes capacity building and program evaluation. She is procuring a niche area in consulting with guiding writers on drafting and editing scholarly manuscripts as well as developing and writing grant applications.