Claire is a public health professional working on the Council’s impairment initiatives. Claire is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating the council’s impairment initiatives, such as addressing workplace substance misuse and fatigue. This entails researching relevant topics and providing analysis for technical reports and initiatives to strategize and build future programs.
In her responsibilities at the Council, Claire manages several initiatives, including the NSC Physician Speakers Bureau, where she works with experts to promote safe prescribing practices and opioid risk reduction programming. As a Certified Health Education Specialist, Claire also focuses on creating tools to aid employers in addressing substance misuse and other forms of impairment in the workplace. She works to create and draw awareness to holistic impairment interventions for employers, such as workplace training and impairment detection technology.
Before joining NSC, Claire worked in clinical quality improvement at the Mercy Health Center, a nonprofit health clinic in Athens, Georgia. She also worked in health intervention programming in Atlanta area nonprofits, such as the Shepard Center. Claire holds a Master of Public Health with a concentration in policy and management from the University of Georgia, where she also completed her undergraduate degree in health promotion and behavior. A native Georgian, she now resides in Chicago.