Shamia Roberts is the Interim Viral Hepatitis Program Director at the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH). Previously, she functioned as the Director of Viral Hepatitis Prevention and Clinical Services supporting efforts to build hepatitis C treatment capacity within Tennessee and providing oversight to the state’s viral hepatitis navigation projects. Shamia also served as a Viral Hepatitis Program Navigator 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.