Lillie Armstrong, M.P.H
Lillie Armstrong is a senior manager on the Drug User Health team. Lillie works across project areas to assist in the development of public health programs that represent and respond to the experiences and needs of people who use drugs. She provides technical assistance and programmatic support to state health departments, community-based organizations, and allied entities seeking to improve the quality of and access to care for people who use drugs. Lillie has worked in harm reduction for over a decade and most recently led the North Carolina Safer Syringe Initiative, implementing syringe access legislation statewide, at NC Division of Public Health. Lillie holds an M.P.H. in Health Behavior from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, where she was a FLAS Fellow in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies, and a B.A. in Sociology (Social Movements and Inequality) and Linguistics from the University of Pittsburgh.