TAMPA, Fla. (August 30, 2018) – Diadra W. Biles, DPM, MPH, CPH was named the Community Coordinator/Tobacco Policy Manager for the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance (HCADA).
Biles has over four years of experience with the American Heart Association in Atlanta, where she served as the Director of Quality & Systems Improvement. Also, she previously owned her own private podiatry practice. She received her Master’s in Public Health from the University of South Florida and her Doctorate from Barry University’s School of Podiatric Medicine.
Cindy Grant, Executive Director, HCADA said “We are pleased to welcome Diadra to HCADA. She brings a wealth of experience and compassionate mindset to our organization. We know that she will contribute greatly to the work that we do in the Tampa Bay community.”
For her part, Biles is pleased to be joining the HCADA team and has a plan in place for her work here.
“I want to further their efforts of community collaboration and policy change to pursue a community free of tobacco use and abuse,” said Biles.
About Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance:
Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance (HCADA) has been in existence, active in the community and supportive of law enforcement, the court system, prevention agencies, and substance abuse treatment providers since its inception in 1989. In 2003, HCADA restructured as a 501(c) (3) to apply for grant funding. Subsequently, HCADA expanded its community-based alcohol, tobacco and substance abuse education and prevention activities. It participates as well in the development of related planning strategies, statewide in scope, for the betterment of the Hillsborough County community. HCADA offers open membership and participation to all interested individuals and continues to provide a public forum for sharing information and new ideas. For more information about HCADA, visit www.hcada.com.