Public Health Program Analyst
Shannon Jordan is a program analyst at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Health Equity (OHE) which works to understand and eliminate health disparities among Veterans. She serves as the OHE engagement lead disseminating health equity resources to care providers, researchers, Veterans, and the public|also supporting workforce diversity and cultural competency at VHA...
Community Health Leader
Walterboro, South Carolina
Brenda Hughes is the Manager of the Community Systems Team for the South Carolina Department of Health. She is responsible for a team implementing policy, systems and environmental change to advance health equity in rural populations. She serves in a leadership role in multiple coalitions across the state to develop community capacity, build sustainable communities and address the root causes of health inequities...
Public Health Dentist & Associate Professor
Dr. Scott Howell is an Associate Professor and Director of Public Health Dentistry & Teledentistry at A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) and a clinical advisor for MouthWatch. His experiences with unique models of care prior to dental school in Michigan, during dental school, and then in his hospital residency at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, cultivated his passion for the development and implementation of non-traditional healthcare delivery models to decrease/eliminate barriers to care...
Pediatric Spine Surgeon
Brooklyn, New York
Dr. Qusai Hammouri is a Pediatric Spine Surgeon at NYU Langone Health. Previously, they were the Director of Pediatric Orthopaedics in the Northwell Health System on Staten Island. They developed the pediatric spinal surgery program and performed the first pediatric spinal deformity surgeries on the Island...
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Pedro Delgado, Vice President, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), has a unique ability to work across cultures, languages and systems. Based in the UK, he has been a driving force in IHI’s global strategy and results.
From work on reducing C-sections and healthcare-acquired infections in Brazil and several Latin American countries, to improving early years education in Chile, Pedro has led the key senior relationships and design and implementation of large-scale health system improvement efforts and networks globally...
Kate Daugherty is an accomplished community leader leveraging a unique combination of international experience, formal training and trauma-informed practice to create transformational change in communities. In her previous role, Kate oversaw the Youth Healing Team, a youth-led business providing training and capacity building to organizations across the country...
Public Health Physician
White Nile State
Dr. Sara Lavinia Brair is a medical doctor from Sudan. She works at the Ministry of Health as a public health physician and is the Director General for the White Nile State, where she is working to reform the healthcare system. She focuses on strengthening primary health care through addressing social inequalities that affect access to health care in rural areas and refugee camps...
Public Health Physician
Peter Gan Kim Soon is a multidisciplinary public health physician and an amateur humanitarian. He works at the nexus between providing primary care and developing and advocating evidence-based health policy and research. Additionally, he aspires to use public health to disrupt the system in a responsible way to achieve Sustainable Development Goals through health for all...
Public Health Advocate
Elena Rivera is a public health advocate working to improve child health and well-being. She previously worked at the Children’s Institute in Portland, Oregon. In this role, Elena buildt strong linkages between health and early learning systems through policy and advocacy, including identifying opportunities to leverage Oregon’s health system transformation to improve outcomes for young children and testing community solutions...
Non-profit Leader & Nurse
Rose Mary Nakame has a passion for health equity, women's empowerment, mental health, rural health system strengthening and pandemic/epidemic control. She believes that this all starts from hearing community stories and perspectives which communicate their priorities, successes and the change they desire...