Aicha Diallo

Aicha Diallo, MPH, CHES

Senior Director, Cancer Support Helpline

Aicha Diallo, MPH, CHES joined the Cancer Support Community in November 2017 as the Director, Cancer Support Helpline. She was promoted to Senior Director, Cancer Support Helpline in January 2020. In her current role, she oversees the day to day operations of the helpline.

Prior to joining CSC, she worked at the Arthritis Foundation-Northeast Region, first as a Program Manager of the New York Chapter and then as the Community Engagement Director for Greater New York. As part of her role at the Arthritis Foundation, she was responsible for the NY Chapter Arthritis Helpline along with all the health education programs, advocacy and policy efforts tailored to children and adults with arthritis and other rheumatic diseases.

In addition, she is an Adjunct Professor for the Master’s in Public Health Program at Long Island University and also manages their alumni activities.

She sits on several advisory boards and committees of various organizations and has given presentations at professional conferences such as APHA and was selected in 2016 and 2017 to be an abstract reviewer. Aicha has been published in medical and public health journals and one of her most recent works was selected as a finalist for the 2015 Aging in Public Health, Erickson Foundation Research Award in Positive at APHA. This combination of all has allowed her to tackle several angles in the public health arena.