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Office of Health Disparities

Partners

Advisory Boards

The Office of Disparities meets with experts in their fields and representatives of minority populations. Board meetings are open to the public. Members of the public who wish to be included on the agenda must make a request at least four business days in advance of a Board meeting. To make such a request or to request copies of Board minutes or other documents, contact disparities@utah.gov.

Birth Outcomes Advisory Board

Joyce Ah You Queen Center
Aimee Nussbaum March of Dimes
Eric Christensen UDOH Children with Special Health Care Needs
Susanna Lindeman UDOH Office of Home Visiting
Paola Velez UDOH Women, Infants and Children Program
Tami Hansen Children's Service Society


Health Disparities Advisory Council

Mikelle Moore Intermountain Healthcare
Len Novilla Brigham Young University
Fahina Tavake-Pasi National Tongan American Society
Rebecca Chavez-Houck Utah House of Representatives
Chelsey Butchereit UDOH Refugee Services
Dexter Pearce Community Health Centers
Guadalupe Tovar Hunstman Cancer Institute
Kevin Condra Salt Lake County Health Department
Joyce Kim Health Choice Utah
Heather Coulter Community Faces of Utah
Ghulam Hasnain Somali Community Self Management Agency
Jenny Hor Utah Office of Multicultural Affairs
Elizabeth Craig
Select Health
Michelle Martin UDOH Oral Health Program
Micah Vorwaller
Utah Health Policy Project
Ghulam Hasnain Somali Community Self Management Agency
Luis Garza Comunidades Unidas
Jessie Mandle Voices for Utah Children
Valerie Flattes University of Utah College of Nursing
Jessica Bahena NeighborWorks
Mauricio Agramont Community Building Community
Eric Christensen UDOH Children with Special Health Care Needs
Marc Babitz Utah Department of Health Executive Director's Office

Funded Partners

The following community-based organizations are funded partners of the Office of Health Disparities addressing health disparities in Utah minority populations.

Agency Target Population Health Area Geographic Area
Comunidades Unidas Hispanics/Latinos Access to
health care and dental services
Glendale
The Queen Center Pacific Islanders
/Hawaiian Natives
Birth Outcomes
/Infant Mortality
Salt Lake County
Utah County
Community Building Community Hispanics
/Latinos
Access to
health care and dental services
South Salt Lake
National Tongan American Society Pacific Islanders
/Hawaiian Natives
Access to health/dental services,
birth outcomes
Glendale and South Salt Lake
Somali Self Management Agency Somali/Refugeee Populations Access to
health care and dental services
Glendale and South Salt Lake
Health Access Project Underserved Access to
health care and dental services
Glendale and South Salt Lake

Additional Collaborations

In addition to Advisory Board and funded partnerships, the Office of Health Disparities Reduction collaborates with a variety of organizations statewide, including:

  • Other Utah Department of Health programs
  • Local Health Departments
  • Networks Addressing Obesity, Healthcare Access, Maternal and Infant Health, and Multicultural Health Issues
  • Community-Based Organizations
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Universities

Office of Health Disparities Reduction(OHD), Utah Department of Health(UDOH)

Mailing Address: PO Box 141000 Salt Lake City, UT 84114 | Location: 288 N 1460 W Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Email: disparities@utah.gov | Phone: 801-538-6777

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