Daphne Delgado is a TFAH Senior Government Relations Manager focusing on chronic disease prevention and control priorities, including obesity, physical activity, nutrition, healthcare financing and public health funding. Prior to joining TFAH, Daphne advocated on behalf of community-based organizations at YMCA of the USA and for patients and caregivers at the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Additionally, she was the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Graduate Health Fellow for Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) where she managed the passage of the Newborn Screening Reauthorization Act and introduction of the Health Equity & Accountability Act, among other accomplishments.
Daphne has a Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology and minor in Biology from Duke University and a Master of Public Health in Health Behavior from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. On most weekends, Daphne is outside enjoying DC’s beautiful waterways and hiking trails.