Santita Hooper serves as a project manager at PHII. In this role, she manages PHII’s ongoing data modernization initiative. Prior to joining PHII, Santita managed a population-based maternal and child health program at the Georgia Department of Public Health (GDPH). At GDPH, Santita provided technical assistance to local public health districts and stakeholders, ensured program compliance with state and federal guidelines and supervised database modifications and enhancements. Santita has over 10 years of experience leading cross-functional teams, administering programs and managing projects in state agency and non-profit settings. She brings a wealth of experience within the areas of continuous quality improvement, contract management and project management.

Santita holds a Master of Public Administration from Georgia State University, and earned her Project Management Professional certification in 2021.