Who We Are

Our Collective Leadership

We are a team that brings together individuals and organizations committed to equity and justice within the health ecosystem to build, lead, and advance shared solutions and collective actions to transform and strengthen health care.

Partners

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IHI
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AMA Logo
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Race Forward
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Groundwater Institute
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AHA
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PolicyLink
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Health Begins
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NACHC
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CMSS
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AHIP
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NCQA
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AARP

Advisors

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A.C. Fowlkes, PhD
A.C. Fowlkes, PhD
CEO
Folkes Consulting
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Abigail Echo-Hawk
Abigail Echo-Hawk, MA
Executive Vice President/Director
Seattle Indian Health Board / Urban Indian Health Institute
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Adrianna Nava
Adrianna Nava, PhD, MPA, MSN, RN
President
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
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Alexander Hardy
Alexander Hardy
Chief Executive Officer
Genentech
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Barbara Bierer
Barbara Bierer
Faculty Director and Professor
Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard (MRCT Center)
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Beverly Malone
Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN
President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
National League for Nursing
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Brittani James
Brittani James, MD
Medical Director
The Inner City Muslim Action Network
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Charmain F. Jackman
Charmain F. Jackman
Founder + CEO
InnoPsych, Inc.
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Félix Manuel Chinea, MD
Félix Manuel Chinea, MD
Director, Health Equity and Inclusion Strategy
Doximity
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Elle Lett, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Boston Children's Hospital
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Fola May
Fola May, MD, PhD, MPhil
Associate Professor of Medicine
UCLA Health; David Geffen School of Medicine
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Gabriel Lara
Gabriel Lara Economic Justice Organizer & 
Co-Director of Training The Coalition For Spiritual and Public Leadership
The Coalition for Spiritual and Public Leadership
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David Ansell
David Ansell, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President, 
Community Health Equity
Rush University Medical Center 


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Delores Collins
Delores Collins
Founder/Executive Director 
A Vision of Change Inc.
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Desiree Collins Bradley
Desiree Collins Bradley
Patient Engagement Network Lead
ATW Health Solutions, Inc.
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Dora Hughes
Dora Hughes, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center
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Gilbert Salinas
Gilbert Salinas
Chief Equity Officer
Contra Costa Health
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Hoangmai (Mai) Pham
Hoangmai (Mai) Pham
President and CEO
Institute for Exceptional Care
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Inas Madhi
Inas Madhi
Vice President, Equity Centered Capacity Building
National Birth Equity Collaborative
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Jonathan Metzl
Jonathan Metzl, MD, PhD
Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society, Director, Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, Professor of Psychiatry
Vanderbilt University
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Krittika Ghosh
Krittika Ghosh
Executive Director, Asian/Pacific Islander
Domestic Violence Resource Project
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Kulleni Gebreyes
Kulleni Gebreyes, M.D.
US Chief Health Equity Officer
Deloitte
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Lisa Chin
Lisa Chin
CEO
Treehouse
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Michael Penn
Michael Penn, MD, PhD
Founding Partner
Health Equity Ventures
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Pedja Stojicic
Pedja Stojicic
Executive Director
People Power Health
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Richard Besser, MD
President & CEO
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Rohan Khazanchi
Rohan Khazanchi, MD MPH
Resident Physician
Harvard Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program Brigham & Women's Hospital Boston Children's Hospital / Boston Medical Center
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Shawnee Benton Gibson
Shawnee Benton Gibson
CEO / Co-Founder
Spirit of a Woman, LLC & The ARIAH Foundation
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Shemekka Ebony
Shemekka Ebony
Founder
Ebony, I Am Brilliant
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Somava Saha
Somava Saha, MD, MS
Executive Lead, Well-being and Equity
(WE) in the World
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Susan Polan
Susan Polan, PhD
Associate Executive Director, 
Public Affairs and Advocacy
American Public Health Association
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Yvette Radford
Vice President, External and Community Affairs
Kaiser Permanente
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Daniel Dawes, JD
Executive Director
Satcher Health Leadership Institute Morehouse School of Medicine
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Rupa Marya
Rupa Marya, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Faculty Director
Do No Harm Coalition, University of California, San Francisco

Funders

We gratefully acknowledge the following organizations for their generous funding support of the Coalition:

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Genentech
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AMA Logo
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The Commonwealth Fund
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IHI_Logo
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Bristol Myers Squibb logo