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Jhaqueline Valle Palominos, MPH, is the program director of the Sickle Cell Data Collection Program (SCDC) and is responsible for the surveillance of environmentally related health conditions as part of the Tracking California Program. She has more than 15 years of domestic and international experience in supporting and leading public health research and surveillance. Her work focuses on public health surveillance of non-reportable diseases of significant impact and their effect on the people living with them. Health disparities within the populations living with these diseases or across similar conditions are of special interest in her work.

Beginning in 2012, Ms. Valle transitioned from her earlier work in global health surveillance to Tracking California, where she worked on the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Surveillance Program as a data manager (2012-2014). She then led the data teams for the Environmental Health Tracking Program (2014-present) and the California SCDC Program (2019-2022) before becoming the Principal Investigator of SCDC.

Ms. Valle received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and an MPH in global health from Emory University

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