Ms. Simon received a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science Education concentration in Community Health at the University of Florida in the Spring of 2002. She obtained a Master’s degree in Public Health with a concentration in Maternal and Child Health from the University of South Florida (USF) in the fall of 2005. During Candice’s pursuit of the bachelor’s degree at the University of Florida, she made the Dean’s List for 2001-2002 and 2002-2003. She graduated with a 3.6 from the University of South Florida. The major professional interests that are possessed are to provide health education throughout the communities who are both in need of resources as well as those who seek an increase in knowledge of their self-care and to serve as an intervention to prevent poor birth outcomes due to unintended pregnancies. Since October of 2006, Ms. Simon has been providing peer support groups for the consumers of the project, coordinating and implementing a worksite wellness program and the developing strategies for Interconceptional Care preventing unplanned pregnancies. She also manages the Health and Wellness Specialist for the Kinship Care Program.
Candice J.T. Simon, MPH
Public and Community Health Director