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Population and Community Health Advisory Committee

The Population and Community Health Advisory Committee is comprised of population health, community health, and health system leaders who contribute to the strategic direction for AHA’s community and population health activities and programming by:

  • Serving as the voice of the field, by providing intel on trends and emerging priorities in population health management, community health, equity and inclusion, and related topics
  • Participating in quarterly meetings and reviewing email updates
  • Providing feedback and strategic guidance on AHA population and community health programs and products, including conference development and growth
  • Promoting AHA population and community health activities to colleagues, professional networks, organizations and individuals
Nancy Combs

Nancy Combs
Retired, Henry Ford Health System
Nancy Combs Communications

Natalie Dean-Wood

Natalie Dean-Wood
Director, Public Health Division
Wayne County Department of Health, Human & Veterans Services

Michael Elliott

Michael Elliott
Senior VP & COO
VCU Health

Peter Holtgrave

Peter Holtgrave
Senior Director, Public Health Infrastructure and Systems
National Association of County and City Health Officials

Kristin (Kris) Juliar

Kristin (Kris) Juliar
Consultant
National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health

Marcos Pesquera

Marcos Pesquera
System VP, Health Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Community Benefit
CHRISTUS Health

Julie Trocchio

Julie Trocchio
Senior Director Community Benefit and Continuing Care
Catholic Health Association

Nicole Harris-Hollingsworth

Nicole Harris-Hollingsworth
VP, Social Determinants of Health
Hackensack Meridian Health

Troy DeDecker

Troy DeDecker
President-Central Region
Encompass Health

Ji Im

Ji Im
System Senior Director, Community and Population Health
CommonSpirit Health

Lara Khouri

Lara Khouri
EVP, Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Onora Lien

Onora Lien
Executive Director
Northwest Healthcare Response Network

Petrina Martin Cherry

Petrina Martin Cherry
VP, Community Engagement & External Affairs
Boston Medical Center Health System

Lisa Nichols

Lisa Nichols
Assistant VP, Community Health
Intermountain Healthcare

Carey Justice Rothschild

Carey Justice Rothschild
Director, Community Health Policy and Strategy
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

 

Population Health Team

 

Raahat Ansari

Raahat Ansari
Senior Program Manager

Samantha Borow

Samantha Borow
Program Manager

Samantha Borow

Inez Candelario
Program Specialist

 

Ashley Hofmann

Ashley Hofmann
Senior Program Manager

Andrew Jager

Andrew Jager
Director, Population Health

Nancy Myers

Nancy Myers

VP, Leadership and System Innovation

Sean Thornton

Sean Thornton
Program Manager

Caroline Vianna

Caroline Vianna
Program Manager

Danielle Coglianese

Danielle Coglianese
Senior Program Manager