Danielle Porzig was born and raised in Sanford, Florida, a suburb northeast of Orlando. Danielle spent her youth playing softball, cheerleading and dance while also doing academic clubs and pursuing a career in the health field. She graduated from the Academy of Health Careers at Seminole High School and went on to the University of South Florida with a Bachelors degree from the School of Public Health. During her undergraduate career she worked full time building personal and professional traits in leadership and management. Upon graduation, Danielle moved to Virginia after her husband was stationed here in the Navy. After the birth of her son she went on to obtain her Master’s degree in Public Health from Capella University and completed her practicum with Healthy Chesapeake focusing on program design for an afterschool program for youth obesity prevention. She graduated cum laude and went on to continue to build up public health and access to quality care through Healthy Chesapeake. As the CARE Program manager, Danielle facilitates the development and delivery of initiatives based on best practices, community needs assessments and stakeholder input that incorporate the skills and assets from the Coalition membership, community volunteers, and interns.
Danielle Porzig, MPH
CARE Program Manager