Angela Forfia, MA
  • Senior Manager of Prevention
  • American Association of Diabetes Educators
  • Chicago, IL USA

Biography

As the American Association of Diabetes Educators’ Senior Manager of Prevention, Angela Forfia oversees the expansion of AADE’s Prevention Network to ensure that high quality diabetes prevention is accessible to everyone, in every community. She directs AADE’s 5-year CDC cooperative agreement to activate lifestyle change programs in underserved rural and urban communities to engage Latinos, African-Americans, Medicare beneficiaries, and other priority populations. Over her 19-year career in public health, Angela Forfia has worked alongside health professionals, community and business leaders, youth and parents, and community health workers to build successful and sustainable chronic disease prevention programs in Chicago and across the country.