Hannah Duiven, M.Ed., currently serves as the Community Resilience Coordinator in the Office of Strategic Initiatives with the Tennessee Department of Health. In this role, she serves as the primary representative for public health projects addressing Positive and Adverse Childhood Experiences, Trauma-Informed Care, and developing resilient communities. Her role focuses on improving awareness to the impacts of early life experiences on lifelong health and wellbeing and generating public health initiatives to promote prevention in the early childhood space. Before joining TDH, she worked with The Nashville Food Project, a local nutrition security nonprofit that advocates for elimination of food waste, the promotion of community gardening, and the investment in systems change to create a just food system in Nashville. There, Hannah specialized in community and volunteer engagement, managing the volunteer engagement program and restructuring programs to support ongoing nutrition security in response to COVID-19. She received her Master of Education in Child Studies from Vanderbilt Peabody College of Education and Human Development and wrote her thesis on the public health approach to addressing positive and adverse childhood experiences. Hannah received her bachelor’s degree from Hope College in Holland, MI, in Communication, Spanish, and Sociology. Outside of work, she likes to hike, cook, read, and travel anywhere near a river, lake, or ocean.
Community Resilience Coordinator
Tennessee Department of Health