Martha Halko, MS, RD, LD
Deputy Director, Prevention & Wellness
Cuyahoga County Board of Health
Martha Halko is Deputy Director in the Prevention and Wellness service area at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) and she has served in this capacity since 2011. Martha is a community focused and outcome driven public health professional with more than 21 years of experience working to address complex public health issues among diverse populations in Cuyahoga County. She has extensive experience in applying an equity lens to collaborative, multi-sector work, which fosters collective impact and community engagement in their efforts to improve health and reduce inequities. Martha has served as the coordinator for the Health Improvement Partnership- Cuyahoga (HIP-Cuyahoga) since 2011 and as the Principle Investigator for the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) grant project since 2014. Within the CCBH, she coordinates and guides several organizational level equity, diversity and inclusion efforts.
Martha earned a Master’s of Science Degree in Community Nutrition from the University of Akron in 2000 and she is a 2010 graduate of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Ladder to Leadership Program.