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Bernard Ortega
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:52 am
Program Administrator Mount Sinai Health System FOCUS Bernard works in East Harlem, where the average life expectancy is 10 years less than the community next door—the Upper East Side. He believes that a person’s health should not be dictated by their zip code. At Mount Sinai Hospital, he has helped form a program with teams… View Article
Danielle Howa Pendergrass
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:35 am
DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC Eastern Utah Women’s Health, LLC FOCUS Settled by immigrants, Carbon County, Utah, once boasted 54 different nationalities that worked together in coal mines and on the railroads to build our industrial community. Like many rural communities, Carbon County is disproportionally affected by health disparities, economic instability, and inequitable opportunity. In honoring our… 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
Artair Rogers
Posted On July 22, 2019 11:06 pm
Senior Fellow Health Leads FOCUS We need individuals pushing for an equitable health care system from both within and outside. Most of my experience is inside the health care system working with organizations like Kaiser Permanente. Now I am working outside of the system with Health Leads to advance the cause of addressing basic social… View Article
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