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Ariel C. Triplett, MPH

Ariel C. Triplett, MPHAriel C. Triplett, MPH is the Director of Emergency Management & Safety for Howard University. She comes from several different industries; higher education at High Point University; entertainment industry at Six Flags; contracting to the federal government and private sector; healthcare with Kaiser Permanente and non-profit with For Our Future Action Fund. Ariel has developed and implemented health, safety and emergency preparedness programs in all her various roles. She has worked across several states to maintain cohesive programs and developed innovative opportunities for each person to be involved personally and vested in their own health, safety and preparedness as well as the organizations mission the best possible workplace for it’s employees. Ariel obtained her bachelor’s degree in biology from Howard University in Washington D.C. She then went on to Saint Louis University to obtain her Master in Public Health with a concentration in Bioterrorism & Disease Control. She brings her understanding of disease outbreaks, biology and pandemic planning to help grow and foster organizations to become a healthier and safe organization. She is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., National Public Health Association, National Association of Emergency Managers, and a volunteer Government Liaison for the American Red Cross during times of national emergencies. She is also a High School Swim Coach and triathlete. She loves the ocean and the chance to travel whenever possible outside of COVID!