Jodian Blake, MPH, CTTS, completed the UF Master of Public Health program with a concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in 2011. Since then, she has worked at the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County as a Health Education Consultant and at Suwannee River AHEC as a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist and then the Tobacco Program Manager.
Blake currently holds a position at the UF Health Cancer Center in the newly formed Office of Community Outreach and Engagement as the Community Health Resource Coordinator. In this role, she is responsible for fostering community health partnerships to help build programs from community identified cancer-relevant needs. She also communicates and collaborates with Cancer Center administrative leadership and UF faculty/staff to coordinate activities that address catchment area priorities and research goals of the Cancer Center’s 22 counties.