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

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

Dr. Salimah El-Amin Witherspoon is a public health practitioner. She has served as an adjunct, assistant professor, researcher, evaluator, health educator, 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.

Jonathan Bateman
Program Intern

Jonathan Bateman is thrilled to be finishing his MPH path with The Public Health Consulting Group. Bringing to the table experience from managing front-line services in Emergency Rooms and COVID vaccination clinics in Montreal, Canada and New York City and infectious disease research he hopes to use this Practicum as an opportunity to learn more about working with communities to spread awareness of health issues. He holds a Master of Management, a BSc in Psychology and a BFA in Theatre Arts.

Sabrina Imamovic
Program Intern

Sabina, a mortgage banker by day and crafter by night is completing her MPH program with The Public Health Consulting Group. She holds a bachelor’s in psychology and is incorporating her experience working with the Balkan community, She hopes to use this practicum as a stepping stone to learn more about promoting healthy living and suppress health inequalities within communities.

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.