Tobie Barton brings deep expertise in public health, maternal and child health, injury prevention, substance misuse prevention and treatment, and telehealth to her role as a training and technical assistance specialist. She has a passion for building the capacity of organizations to improve the health of children and their families.

Barton is highly skilled in health communications, instructional design, product development, and the management of public health programs. In her work on the National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, she advances best practices for linking health and early childhood systems by developing evidence-based resources and workforce development tools.

As the product manager for EDC’s National Center of Excellence on Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, Barton led the design of multimedia products on topics such as home visiting, tribal communities, maternal depression, and health equity.

Barton holds 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.