Cordelia Hanna-Cheruiyot, MPH, CHES


About Cordelia Hanna-Cheruiyot, MPH, CHES

  • A public health professional with expertise in women’s, maternal, infant, child and adolescent health.
  •  Mission driven, dedicated to improving and promoting preventative health care locally, nationally and globally; advocate for women and children. Self-starter with the enthusiasm to energize others to empower and promote the health of the community.
  • Track record of identifying actions and ideas with greatest possibility for success, identifying service gaps, eliciting community involvement, addressing training needs, developing and implementing programs to address community needs and improve health outcomes of the target population.
  •  Extensive experience in program development, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Clinical midwifery experience (birth center, clinic & domicillary settings).

Professional Objective

To obtain a position as a Senior Health Educator, Program Director, Health Education Consultant or Instructor in community, hospital, clinic or university setting.

Skills Summary

  • Program Management, development, implementation and evaluation skills.
  • Expert and dynamic course leader, trainer and meeting facilitator.
  • Commitment to inspiring ad motivating others to achieve objectives and work as a cohesive team.
  • Expert at designing health education curricula and health promotion messaging that is culturally and linguistically appropriate.
  • Dynamic and energetic leader with passion to drive organization and project forward; ability to translate vision into concrete action and achieve goals.
  • Adaptable ad collaborative; ability to refine strategies after feedback from key stakeholders, subordinates and superiors.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; including grant writing and web-development skills.
  • Graphic design, health education and promotion materials development skills.

P.O. Box 50630
Los Angeles, CA 90050
626.506.7547 (cell)
323.739.0006 (fax)


Health Education Consultant (Maternal-Child Health)

Certified Health Education Specialist

Senior Public Health Educator (Reproductive Health)

Health Program Director (Women's and Children's Health)

Course Leader & Curriculum Designer

  • Masters in Public Health (MPH) - Health Education & Promotion/Maternal Child Health, Loma Linda University (2008)
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Theatre & Dance, Indiana University (1986)

  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) -  NCHEC
  • Certified Childbirth Educator  (ICCE) -  ICEA
  • Certified Lactation Educator  (CLE) - CAPPA
  • Certified Birth Assistant/Doula (CBA) - ALACE
  • Family Planning Educator - CFHC
  • Neonatal Resscitation & IV Therapy Certified

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Promoting Mother and Baby Friendly Maternity Care Since 1991

Cordelia Hanna-Cheruiyot, MPH, CHES, ICCE, CLE, CBA Presenting at an Introduction to Heart and Hands: The Art and Science of Mother-Friendly Childbirth, at California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities, Los Angeles, Ca (2011).