Dr. Becky Adams is the Partnership and Policy Support Director for the Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Branch and Nutrition and Physical Activity Section Chief (which includes the BOLD Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias program) at the Arkansas Department of Health. She has a DrPH in Public Health Leadership from the UAMS Faye Boozman College of Public Health and an MPH from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Dr. Adams is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified diabetes care and education specialist. She has held various leadership positions in state and national associations. She received the Association of State and Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors’ 2013 Excellence in Advocacy Award, 2017 Excellence in Association Work Award and 2019 Outstanding Leadership for the Obesity Prevention Nutrition Council. In 2018, she received the Arkansas Public Health Association’s Tom T. Ross Award. Interests include primary prevention of chronic disease and lifestyle change through policy and environmental change to improve quality of life.