Shamia Roberts is the Director of Prevention and Clinical Services at the Tennessee Department of Health where she strives to build hepatitis C treatment capacity within Tennessee and provides oversight to the state’s navigation programs focused on linking individuals to hepatitis C treatment and/or harm reduction services. Previously, Shamia functioned as a Viral Hepatitis Case Navigator and Harm Reduction Resource Team nurse linking clients to a variety of viral hepatitis resources and supportive services. She is pursuing her Master of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University where she was accepted as a Bloomberg Fellow. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from East Tennessee State University and has nearly a decade of nursing experience, namely in public health, critical care, and telehealth. She also has an educational background in computer science and business administration.