Prior to joining the Public Health Infrastructure Center, Dr. Hall was a senior health scientist in CDC’s Office of the Associate Director for Policy and Strategy (OADPS), where she led the office’s Strategic Engagement and Capacity Building work. She served as CDC’s rural health lead and oversaw training activities focused on using policy to improve the population’s health. As a recognized expert in knowledge synthesis and translation, Dr. Hall led the development of the office’s policy portal, POLARIS (Policy Analysis and Research Information System). Prior to coming to CDC, Diane held an academic appointment at the University of Pennsylvania, serving as the lead coordinator for a master’s program in psychology. Diane earned her B.A. in Psychology from Hollins College (now Hollins University) and earned her MSEd in psychological services and her PhD in school, community, and child clinical psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.