Tobie Barton brings expertise in public health, maternal and child health, and injury prevention to her role as the director of product development for the National Center on Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety.

Barton is a skilled writer, curriculum designer, and manager of public health programs. She advances best practices for linking health and early childhood systems by developing evidence-based resources and workforce development tools. She is passionate about building the capacity of organizations to improve the health of children and families.

In her previous work with EDC’s Center of Excellence on Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation and National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, Barton led the design of multimedia products and provided technical assistance on topics such as home visiting, maternal depression, health and school readiness, active supervision, and child care health consultation.

Barton has a Certificate in Maternal and Child Health Public Health Leadership from the Gillings School of Global Public Health and an MA in Social Sciences from the University of Amsterdam, completed while on a Fulbright Fellowship.