Angela Acker

Position title: Narrative Infrastructure Team Leader


Angela is the Narrative Infrastructure Team Leader at County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R). This team’s work includes implementing narrative change across University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI) and externally through Narratives for Health. Alongside many partners and supporters, Narratives for Health is a project co-led by CHR&R and Human Impact Partners that seeks to build a collective of organizations seeking to shift their work toward more inclusive ideas and worldviews that support health and racial justice.

Prior to this role, Angela was a program manager for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize at the UWPHI. With experience across local, state, and national settings, Angela builds capacity for and connects communities and organizations to build a world where everyone can thrive.

Residing in Memphis, TN with her husband and daughter, she holds a Master of Public Health from University of Kentucky and a Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt University with a double major in English (Creative Writing) and Medicine, Health & Society.