Mychelle Farmer the Senior Advisor on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) for JHPIEGO. In this role she supports the global effort to integrate noncommunicable disease (NCD) screening and prevention into primary care and community-based settings. She also works with country programs to find ways to expand sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and youth. Mychelle is a pediatrician with a public health background and sub-specialty training in adolescent medicine. She is a member of the Governing Council for NCD Child. Prior to her current position Mychelle served as a Technical Advisor for Catholic Relief Services with a primary responsibility for NCDs. She has worked with Hesperian Health Guides (formerly the Hesperian Foundation) on prevention and community case management of hypertension, heart disease and diabetes. Mychelle has a medical degree from Cornell University.