Ms. Tammy Reddick is a program analyst for the Office of Science Policy, Strategic Planning, Analysis, Reporting, and Data (OSPARD). Since 2014, she has also served as special assistant to the director of OSPARD. Ms. Reddick manages the office and moderates the development of various scientific reports related to NIMHD’s and NIH’s minority health and health disparities (MHHD) research and accomplishments. She also manages the MHHD reporting listserv and maintains a record of all trans-NIH MHHD reports to facilitate analysis of best practices.
Ms. Reddick is interested in program facilitation and outreach related to health equity and social justice for groups with scarce resources. Her areas of interest include unequal access to health care, racism, poverty, environmental stressors, and lack of education. Ms. Reddick is also interested in research concerning community-based health improvement activities. MS. Reddick received her bachelor’s degree in social work in 1997 from the School of Social Work at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada, specializing in community-based participatory research. She has experience as an educator, outreach and program facilitator, community health worker, and advocate.
In 2014, Ms. Reddick received the NIH Merit Award for facilitating the NIMHD-wide discussion on Gung Ho! management principles and for outstanding recording and analysis of NIMHD’s operational planning.