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Lynn Todman
Posted On July 23, 2019 2:10 am
Vice President Health Equity Spectrum Health – BHSH System FOCUS Health is a non-negotiable human right. Yet, in Berrien County, Michigan, a stark racial divide exists between those who have good health and those who do not. More than 75 percent of African-Americans, who comprise 15 percent of the population, live in census tracts where… View Article
Judis Santos
Posted On July 23, 2019 2:04 am
Lifeline Program Manager Metropolitan Transportation Commission FOCUS “Innovation Brokering to Link Transportation and Health.” Bridging the nexus between transportation and health means that all people reap the community benefits of cleaner air, access to affordable and reliable transportation, and the ability to efficiently get to destinations that matter for their health—jobs, a trip to the… View Article
Lauren R. Powell
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:56 am
Director Office of Health Equity FOCUS Empowered. Independent. Free. Lauren’s vision for Virginia is one in which people feel empowered to live a long life, love without a limit, and relish in the freedom to just be. Compassion, justice, and a reverence for humanity are central to her work. In Virginia, the opportunity to achieve… View Article
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
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