Whitney Burton, MSW, MPH
Whitney Burton, MSW, MPH, CPH is the President of Northern Star Consulting, a technical assistance, and trainings agency which, assists healthcare, human service, and academic programs with improve their consumer outcomes. She received her from Bachelor of Arts from William Smith College in Geneva, NY. A native of Baltimore, MD she returned home to receive her Masters of Public Health and Masters of Social Work degrees from the University of Maryland, the Founding Campus. Ms. Burton is currently a member of Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society, Beta Tau Chapter, Maryland’s HIV Planning Group within the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and a board member for the Friends of Greater Kids Farm. Ms. Burton previously sat on 6 the Baltimore City Police Commissioner’ s LGBT Advisory Council, Baltimore Homeless Youth Initiative and was a conference peer-reviewer for GLMA: Healthcare Professionals for LGBT Equality. Ms. Burton was a recipient of The Daily Record’s 2015 Very Important Professionals successful before 40 List and 2018 Leading Women accolades. Ms. Burton has facilitated numerous competency trainings for medical providers and wraparound support agencies providing services to people living with chronic diseases. She developed a proficient background in behavioral health and HIV education while working in Baltimore City, MD, Eastern Nigeria, and Captetown, South Africa. Ms. Burton has a wide array of interests that include, but are not limited to LGBT, First Nation, and Black-American health equity; the implementation of support systems for youth /young adults living with chronic illness in Higher Education; and continued competency development for providers working with vulnerable subpopulations.