Tammy Lee
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:44 am
Community Epidemiologist Alameda County Public Health Department FOCUS Alameda County aspires to be a place where everyone–regardless of where you live, how much money you have, or the color of your skin–can lead a healthy, fulfilling, and productive life. But the county is not there yet. It must tackle large and persistent health inequities based… View Article
Larry Hiscock
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:27 am
Community Partnerships Manager M Health Fairview FOCUS The focus of Larry’s work in the Twin Cities region is to cultivate a culture of health that expects all communities—regardless of geography, race, or ethnicity—receive the investment, access to power, and opportunity its members require to live full, healthy lives in which all are treated fairly. Currently,… View Article
Vaishnavi Hariprasad
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:25 am
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Manager Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger FOCUS Vaishnavi’s vision for a Culture of Health is to eliminate barriers and break down structural racism so that everyone has the opportunity to thrive, regardless of where they come from. Currently in the United States, where we live—and which neighborhood we grew up in—is… View Article
Hailey Easley
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:16 am
Executive Director Austin Asian Community Health Initiative FOCUS With Austin’s Asian population doubling every 12 years, it is the fastest growing demographic group in the city and the fastest growing Asian community out of the nation’s 30 largest cities. Austin’s Asian population is comprised of dozens of ethnic subgroups, each with their own language, social… View Article
Anzia Bennett
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:09 am
Executive Director Three Sisters Kitchen FOCUS Anzia Bennett is the Director of Three Sisters Kitchen, a community food space in the heart of downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, that utilizes the love and power of local food to create economic opportunity, improve community health, and bring people together around the table. She loves to cook, but… View Article
Artina Sadler
Posted On July 22, 2019 11:00 pm
Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Huron-Clinton Metroparks FOCUS My primary focus is to increase access to and consumption of healthy food and to support the creation of a sustainable food system for Genesee County, Michigan. My methodology is equitable engagement and relationship building. I work with all food system players with the goal of… View Article
Genoveva Islas
Posted On July 22, 2019 10:33 pm
Director Cultiva La Salud FOCUS Health inequity is killing us. Establishing just and fair policies related to our food and physical activity environments is essential to ensuring that all people have an equal opportunity to live the full course of their lives in optimal health. MORE ABOUT GENOVEVA I am a child of farmworkers who… View Article
Jean Mutchie
Posted On July 22, 2019 10:21 pm
Service Line Program Manager St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital FOCUS In Nampa, Idaho, social disparities have created significant areas of vulnerability in some of our neighborhoods. Addressing equity issues as the cause of these disparities will allow more residents to have an opportunity to live their healthiest life. Children in our community should be as safe… View Article
Julie Linton
Posted On July 22, 2019 10:19 pm
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics University of South Carolina School of Medicine – Greenville FOCUS As a pediatrician, child advocate, and educator, I have dedicated my career to clinical care, education, advocacy, community engagement, and scholarship to promote health equity for all children and families, with a particular focus on children in immigrant families. I… View Article

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