Robin Peth-Pierce, M.P.A.

Public Health Communications Consulting, LLC

Robin Peth-Pierce earned her BA in Journalism and Public Administration from Miami University (Oxford, OH) and Master’s in Public Policy and Management from The Ohio State University, John Glenn College of Public Affairs. She is currently the Communications Director of the NIMH-funded Center on Implementation and Dissemination Science in States for Children, Adolescents and Families (IDEAS). 

Over the last two decades, her overall efforts have focused on supporting researchers at federal agencies, non-profits, and university research teams in their efforts to build a better science in child and family mental health services, with the goal of improving the quality of care received by children and families in the U.S. She is particularly interested in translating the knowledge gains of the last decade in early child development into interventions that can be easily deployed in more accessible community settings, by community health workers and laypersons, such as family peer advocates, and where possible, utilizing companion and therapeutic animals to enhance the delivery of services. She began her career at the National Institutes of Health as Presidential Management Fellow, completing a two-year fellowship of rotations in science policy, communications, legislation, budget and grants and contracts, and worked at both the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI).  She is currently the founder and CEO of Public Health Communications Consulting (PHCC), LLC (, and is working toward her master’s degree in social work (MSW) and certificate in veterinary social work (VSW).