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Marie Roberto, DrPH '89

1965-1967: Staff Nurse, Yale New Haven Hospital Assistant Instructor, Grace- New Haven School of Nursing 

1969-1973: Clinical Specialist, Internal Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center 

1973-1979: Adult Health Consultant; Assistant Director of Clinical Services; Associate Director of Education/Special Projects, Visiting Nurse Association of Hartford (CT), Inc. 

1979-2002: Connecticut Department of Public Health Director
  • 1979-1987 Division of Community Nursing and Home Health 
  • 1987-1988 Director, Center for Policy Development and Community Relations 
  • 1988-1991 Deputy Commissioner for Policy and Program 
  • 1991-2002 Chief, Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation 

2002-2007: Yale University, Assistant Clinical Professor, Grant management CDC Bioterrorism Training Grant for Public Health Workers 


1980: Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Bridgeport (CT) 

1988: Recognition Award for Service, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) 

1988: Carolyn Ladd Widmer Award for Nursing Leadership, Sigma Theta Tau (Mu Chapter) 

1990: Agnes Ohlson Award for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing through Political Action Connecticut Nurses’ Association 

1999: Community Recognition Award, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Yale University School of Medicine 

2001: Public Service Honor Roll, Alumni Association, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health , Yale University School of Medicine