ABOUT

Meet the Founder, Jenné Johns, MPH

Jenné Johns, MPH is President of Once Upon A Preemie, Founder Once Upon A Preemie Academy, mother of a micropreemie, author, speaker, advocate, and national senior health equity leader.  Once Upon A Preemie is a non-profit organization with a two-part mission: donating Once Upon A Preemie books to NICU families in under resourced communities, and leading virtual health and racial equity training programs for the neonatal and perinatal community. Jenné provides speaking, strategic planning and consulting services for fortune 500 companies focused on preemie parent needs from a racial equity lens and reading as a tool for growth, development, and bonding. Jenné is also a national senior health equity thought leader and has led solutions-oriented health equity and quality improvement portfolios for the nations’ largest health insurance and managed care companies. Jenné serves on numerous advisory committees, and received awards as a minority leader for her work addressing health disparities.

Jenne Johns.jpg
 

OPERATIONS TEAM

image003.jpg

DEKESHA CALHOUN

Operations Lead

image005.jpg

STACEY THOMAS

Learning Management System Lead

 

FACULTY

 
Ashley Randolph Headshot.jpg

ASHLEY RANDOLPH

President - Glo Preemies

 
cropped-paclac_logo1.gif

Continuing Education Partner

Perinatal Advisory Council: Leadership, Advocacy and Consultation

 

"As a founder of the Alliance for Black NICU Families, head of PreemieWorld.com and Preemie Crystal Ball (Crystalballhealth.com), education is key in healthcare. Jenné and her team know how to make information stick in an authentic and honest way."
- Deb Discenza

 

ADVISORS

Jenne Johns  NICU Parent Network.png

JENNÉ JOHNS, MPH

President Once Upon A Preemie
Founder Once Upon A Preemie Academy

Jenné is a national senior health equity leader, micropreemie mom, author, and speaker. As President of Once Upon A Preemie, she founded the Once Upon A Preemie Academy to offer virtual health and racial equity trainings and solutions for the neonatal community.

Ashley Randolph Headshot.jpg

ASHLEY RANDOLPH

Advisory Board Member

President and Founder
Glo Preemies

kahalon taylor clark.jpg

DR. KALAHN TAYLOR-CLARK

Advisory Board Member

Global Head Patient Solutions Sanofi

deb.png

DEBRA DISCENZA

Advisory Board Member

President and CEO
Preemie World

shante nixon.jpg

SHANTE NIXON

Advisory Board Member

Founder and CEO
Connect2NICU

nurse brandi.jpg

BRANDI BELL- CAREY

Advisory Board Member

NICU Nurse

CHERYL CHOTRANI.jpg

CHERYL CONTRANI

Advisory Board Member

President
Pebbles of Hope

Karen Dale.jpg

KAREN DALE

Advisory Board Member

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
AmeriHealth Caritas