HEALTH EQUITY COUNCIL

WEBINARS

2019 Council Webinars

Mitch Hunter

Transgender Health

Mitch Hunter

Presentation
For the last 16 years, Mitchell C. (Mitch) Hunter has taken active leadership roles in the Transgender and LGBQ communities. Serving for 3 1/2 years on the Seattle LGBT Commission, he helped create and implement Seattle’s single-use, all-gender restroom law. He served on numerous task forces researching, writing, and editing reports presented to the Mayor’s Office and other City departments. Mitch has worked with corporations, health care facilities, institutions, faith communities, and organizations to further transgender inclusivity and visibility. Featured in the Seattle Police Department’s transgender training video, Mitch helped write the SPD’s model policy on working with the transgender community. ( https://youtu.be/q1WYzkfCR_I)

Nichelle Shaw

Promoting Health Equity through Health Improvement Plans

Nichelle Shaw

Presentation Nichelle Shaw, M.P.H., is a public health educator with more than 20 years of public health experience. Currently, she is a Supervisor at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health overseeing Chronic Disease Prevention programming. She has been an employee with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health since 2000, most notably as the Project Manager for the Health Improvement Partnership-Cuyahoga (HIP-Cuyahoga), which includes a consortium of more than 100 diverse and committed group of organizations and individuals, who initially came together to complete the county’s first Community Health Improvement Plan. The HIP-Cuyahoga Consortium continues to work together to build opportunities for everyone in Cuyahoga County to be healthy because everyone should have a fair chance to reach his or her fullest health potential regardless of where they live, their race, or their income. She lends her direction and support to projects that aim to improve the health of the community by considering community conditions and other root causes of poor health. She received her master’s degree in Public Health from the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University; and her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology and Psychology from Case Western Reserve University.
Robin Wilcox
Jessica Kronstadt

 

Health Equity, PHAB, and Health Improvement Plans

Jessica Kronstadt and Robin Wilcox

Presentation
Jessica Kronstadt, MPP, is the Director of Research and Evaluation at the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). In that role, she oversees efforts to evaluate the accreditation program and to promote research to build the evidence base around accreditation. Prior to coming to PHAB, she worked at NORC at the University of Chicago, conducting research on public health services and systems, as well as insurance benefit design, health information technology, and the rural health workforce.

Robin Wilcox, Chief Program Officer of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), manages the implementation of the accreditation process for public health departments. Robin also leads the revisions of the standards and measures, modifications to the accreditation process, and the development of the reaccreditation process and requirements. She joined PHAB in August 2007. Robin’s work at PHAB follows a public health career in a variety of settings including governmental public health, a health care system, academia, local health planning, association work, and private consulting

Andre Blackman

 

The ROI of an Inclusive Workforce for Health Equity Impact

Andre Blackman

Presentation
Andre Blackman is a pioneering strategist with deep ties into the public health/healthcare, technology and branding landscapes. He is also the Founder and CEO of Pulse + Signal, a branding and innovation strategy consultancy where he helps healthcare focused organizations stay equipped for the future.

Andre is a sought-after advisor to companies building the future of health and brand builder for the leaders who run them. His contributions have been featured in Forbes, NPR, Reporting on Health, U.S. News and World Report.

David Ellsworth

Achieving Better Health Through Disability Inclusion

David Ellsworth
Presentation David Ellsworth, MPH, CHES received his master’s in public health degree from The Ohio State University College of Public Health, where he specialized in Health Behavior and Health Promotion and Environmental Public Health. David is a former LEND Fellow at the OSU Nisonger Center, with a total of five years working for the Ohio Disability and Health Program. David currently serves as the Health Policy Specialist for the Ohio Disability and Health Program and works closely with all facets of the Ohio Department of Health to ensure that health promotion efforts are inclusive and accessible to all Ohioans.