Don’t just take it from us, hear what others are saying!
What makes our partners love working with us? Our passion for the work, and our strategic, creative approach.
Kris Sheedy, PhD | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Amy and Aparna are among the most intelligent, competent, and dedicated professionals I have ever had the pleasure of working with. During my time at CDC, we enlisted them to help lead our efforts tackling complex, high-profile national and international public health challenges.
Amy Hammock, PhD | Stoneybrook University
I have known Aparna for 15 years and have worked with her on several violence prevention projects. She is very smart and thoughtful, creative, organized, and knows how to work with – and not despite – community input. I highly recommend her to any organization looking to make a social impact.
Alyssa Lowe, MPH | Georgia Health Policy Center
I have worked with Amy for almost 10 years. Amy’s a great leader – she goes farther, works harder and does more than anyone else on the team. Part of Amy’s success is due to her optimistic, can-do attitude, and her confidence in her abilities. Her ability to strategically thinkthrough challenges, and her penchant for solution generation is broadly recognized and sought after.
Liz Ryan, MPH | Senior Public Health Advisor
I have worked with Aparna for 10 years on various health communication projects. She is very thoughtful and able to see the big picture. Her expertise in research, partnerships, and technical assistance are a great asset. I would highly recommend her to anyone who needs strategic consultancy services in public health or social service issues.
Brigitta Toruno | UNO Communication
I have had the pleasure of working with Amy Callis for 18 years. She is enthusiastic, personable, and most importantly a brilliant person to work with. And the icing on the cake is her incredible creativity. There is no other communicator and strategist like Amy Callis! I highly recommend her!
Alison Albert, MPH | Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Aparna is seasoned professional who brings an interdisciplinary perspective and practical field experience to public health communications. Her anthropological understanding, critical thinking, and participatory approach were valued assets. In the five years we worked together at NCIRD, she was a thought leader who worked across teams to consistently produced high quality deliverables.
Dawn Childs, MPH, MA | US Army – Africa
Amy is the most amazing, skilled, visionary and effective strategic communication advisor I have worked with in my career. She adeptly can analyze the situation and develop tailored development and strategic communication tools and messages that effectively convey information to the population. She IS a leader in strategic communication and international development world.
Neel Pandya, MSW | Louisiana Department of Health
Ms. Ramakrishnan is seasoned, collaborative, and innovative in her development and implementation of health communications. In our work together on The Shanti Project and New Visions – both participatory research projects – her leadership and management led to partnerships with stakeholders and capacity-building of community members in authentic and meaningful ways.
Ann Aikin, MPH | National Vaccine Program Office
Amy is a force of nature—whip smart, determined, passionate, strategic, and incredibly hardworking. We worked together during the Ebola outbreak and she often worked 15+ hour days, creatively solving problems as they emerged, building strong partnerships with a variety of collaborators and influencers, and infusing best practices, data-driven approaches, and health communication theories into her work.
Matthew Reynolds, MPH | Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Aparna is both thoughtful and thorough. She applies her considerable understanding of health communication theory and practice to her projects and the result is always higher quality because of it. Never content with ‘good enough,’ Aparna digs beneath the surface to surface the unspoken findings and the best direction forward.
Molly Kurnit, MPH | Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Amy is a master strategist with creative vision to beat the band. Her skills in strategic communication are the reason I sought her out as a mentor, and I learn from her experience constantly. Amy can do it all, from initial planning all the way through execution and evaluation, all the while enjoying a challenge.