Renee Parks, MS, is the Project Manager for the The Adoption & Implementation of evidence to Mobilize Local Health (AIM-Local Health) project, which seeks to increase the use of evidence-based public health and proven strategies for diabetes control among local health departments to reduce the burden of diabetes. Renee has more than 12 years of experience with the development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion and prevention initiatives across various settings, including corporations, higher education and nonprofit, community-based organizations. She obtained a Master of Science in Exercise Science & Wellness from Arizona State University. Renee’s professional interests include chronic disease prevention, health equity, and policy and built environment strategies for physical activity and healthy food. Renee enjoys spending time with her family, being active outdoors and exploring nature, and serving as a volunteer in her community.