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...
Psychotherapist and Counselor
Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago
Bertrand Moses is the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Specialist at UNICEF for the Eastern Caribbean Area, for 12 countries and territories. In this role, he works to strengthen their MHPSS programmes, policies and strategies for children and youth in the health, education, child protection, social and emergency/disaster sectors...
Director International Policy and Advocacy
Maureen Milanga is the Director of International Policy and Advocacy at Health Global Access Project (Health GAP) where works across sub-Saharan countries to campaign for increased access to HIV treatment, change outdated HIV treatment policies, mobilize civil society to demand better science, increase meaningful civil society engagement and support the enhancement of key population service delivery by governments and donors...
Dr. Hope E. Rhodes has served as a community pediatrician at Children's National Hospital in Washington, DC since 2010. After completion of her fellowship year, she was promoted to Associate Medical Director of the Children's Health Center-THEARC.
She is committed to providing quality, culturally competent care to children from under-resourced communities who are disparately impacted by various health outcomes...
Clinical Social Worker
Artanesha Jackson is a proud native of Oakland, CA and a product of public schools. As a Clinical Social Worker, she has over sixteen years of direct service experience and prides herself on being a mentor and leader in her community. As part of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, she found the opportunity to combat health inequity through the Center for Child & Community Health...
Director of Health Initiatives
Esperanza Felicidad Cantú is the director of health initiatives at the United Way for Southeastern Michigan, where she partners with community organizations and public health agencies to improve community health. In addition to supporting United Way’s Community Information ExchangeTM efforts, she helped direct nearly $2 million in grants and technical assistance to organizations fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in under-resourced communities in Southeast Michigan...
Dr. Alaq Al-Muwali is a medical doctor from Iraq. She previously served as Program Assistant at Partners Iraq, a field office of the DC-based non-profit Partners Global, where she worked to ensure the protection of Iraqi women from violence and discrimination through the promotion of the gender provisions of national Iraqi laws...
Jordi Luke (they & he) was appointed as the Chief Quality & Innovation Officer at Care Alliance Health Center in 2022. Jordi led the organization’s quality programs, grants, development, marketing, research, and outreach. Prior to joining Care Alliance, Jordi served in several senior leadership roles at the US Department of Health and Human Services where they developed and implemented the CMS Framework for Health Equity, the Health Equity Technical Assistance Program, and the Minority Research Grant Program...
Health Systems Specialist
Yvonne Yiu is a Health Systems Specialist with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs providing subject matter expertise to the Clinical Resource Hub for VA hospitals in California, Arizona and New Mexico. In this role, she manages the clinical growth of telehealth services across various hospital service lines...