Tosheena Nez, MPH, is a communications specialist with more than 5 years of experience in multicultural communication and advocacy for Native American and Alaska Native audiences.
Tosheena is Diné. She was born and raised on the Navajo Nation and is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation. Tosheena is experienced in public health with an emphasis on the Native American community and is committed to advocating for the health and well-being of Native people.
Tosheena draws from experience in health education, health promotion, and partnership development in the Navajo Nation. She contributes to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Culturally Relevant Learning Resources to Support Diabetes Programs project, and helps to adapt and tailor learning resources for Native American and Alaska Native audiences.
Tosheena also supported multiple communication efforts in projects related to overdose prevention, energy, social media, smoking cessation, and mental health.
Earlier in her career, Tosheena worked with a collaborative, solution-focused team and community partners to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the Navajo Nation.
Tosheena holds a master of public health (MPH) degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine.