Janet Porter

Janet Porter, MPH, CHES, CPS serves as the Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) Coordinator for the Pacific Southwest Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) housed at the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR).  Prior to that, Janet served as a T/TA Specialist with the Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) West Resource Team. Additionally, Janet has a background in tobacco prevention and education and is the former Project Director of Break Free Alliance, a national network funded by the CDC that focused on reducing tobacco use in populations of low socioeconomic status. Janet has over 25 years of experience in health education and promotion conducting training for state and county health departments, national social service organizations and local coalitions in policy, systems and environmental change public health strategies. Janet completed her undergraduate degree in Health Science from California State University, Sacramento and obtained her MPH from Loma Linda University, School of Public Health.  She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and Certified Prevention Specialist.