1500 Market Street, Centre Square East
Philadelphia PA 19102
Heather McDanel is the Founder of Students Run Philly Style, an ambitious long distance running program based in mentorship that was operated out of the National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC). A runner and public health advocate, Heather has ten years of experience with program design and implementation. In her role as Director of Students Run Philly Style, she oversees the implementation of the program at all levels and ensures financial stability for its operations. To ensure program success, she has built and maintains many important relationships with key stakeholders (community members, schools, running clubs, corporate sponsors, grantors).
A long time staff person at the NNCC, Heather has previously served as Director of Special Projects which entailed directing/overseeing all public health programs and initiatives of the NNCC, managing program budgets, and working closely with the Executive Director to enhance the recognition and use of nurse managed health centers at the local, state and federal levels.
Heather has a Master's in Public Health from Temple University, and has served as an adjunct faculty member at Arcadia, Temple and LaSalle Universities where she has taught Environmental Health, International Health, and was the faculty oversight for many Master's in Public Health thesis projects. A long distance runner for 20 years, she has completed 6 marathons, including the Boston Marathon.