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office of health equity advisory committee


The Office of Health Equity Advisory Committee advises the Secretary of Health on matters concerning health inequalities and recommend actions which are data-driven, evidence-based, and culturally aware; increase public awareness of the existence of health disparities; and mobilize statewide, community and individuals actions to eliminate health disparities in Pennsylvania.
Cheryl Bettigole Director, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Mario Browne, MPH, CHES ​Director of Health Sciences Diversity Programs University of Pittsburgh, Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences

Lisa Davis, MHA ​ ​Director ​Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health

Jonathan Encarnacion​, Ph.D. Regional Director UPMC Health

​Jennifer Englerth Executive Director​ ​Family First Health Corporation​

​Oralia Garcia Dominic , Ph.D., M.S., M.A.

Assistant Professor

Department of Public Health Sciences, and Joint Appointment in Department of Biobehavioral Health

College of Medicine, Penn State University

Gaston, Serina​ Director of Strategic Initiatives & Corporate Compliance ​PACHC​
Glenn Ellis  Owner  Strategies for Wellbeing

Evelyn Gonzalez​, M.A. ​Director, Office of Health Communications & Health Disparities ​Fox Chase Cancer Center

Jenne Johns ​

Director of Health Disparities AmeriHealth Caritas

Tiffani Johnson​, MD, MSc PolicyLab, ​Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine ​The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
​Tina Nixon ​VP, Mission Effectiveness Pinnacle Health

​Joseph Robinson Jr. Executive Director Southcentral Sickle Cell Council

​Adrian Shanker ​Executive Director ​Bradbury - Sullivan LGBT Community Center

​Trina Thompson, DrPH, MPH, BSN Executive Director Center for Population Health
​Norman Weinstein Esquire ​Attorney ​Galfand Berger Law Firm