Dr. Susan M. Kansagra serves as Section Chief of Chronic Disease and Injury for the NC Division of Public Health.   She is trained as a primary care physician and has worked extensively on public health initiatives related to chronic disease and tobacco control.   Her previous roles include serving as Deputy Commissioner of the New York City Health Department, as well as, Assistant Vice President of Population Health for NYC’s public hospital system.  Dr. Kansagra completed her Internal Medicine training at Massachusetts General Hospital.  She received her medical and business degrees from Duke University.