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Advisory Council on Health Disparity and Health Equity

Committee Members

The Advisory Council of Health Disparity and Health Equity (ACHDHE) consists of community leaders, and health and human services professionals from accross the state. Members are appointed by the Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Health. See ACHDHE members.

 

NAME

ORGANIZATION and TITLE

Address

ACHDHE Position

TERM EXPIRES

1

Gloria Addo-Ayensu, MD, MPH

Fairfax County Department of Health
Health Director
gayens@fairfaxcounty.gov 

Administration Building
10777 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030

 

2017

2

Susan Alford, BS, MBA

Southwest Virginia Area Health Education Center csalford@roadrunner.com
276-328-0249

One College Ave.
Wise, VA 24293

 

2016

3

Vonda Barnett
MS, BSN

Emporia Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) Emporia, Virginia 23847
Care Manager for Emporia CBOC
ladyvkb@gmail.com;  vonda.barnett@va.gov

Emporia Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) Emporia, Virginia 23847

 

2017

4

Melissa F. Canaday

Omnicity
President/CEO
turtlecrest@aol.com

6325 Olivet Church Rd
Providence Forge, VA 23140

  • ACHDHE Sec
  • Community Engagement Subcommittee, Chair

2015

5

Portia L Cole, PhD, MSW, LCSW

Virginia Union University,
 Assistant Professor,
 Department of Social Work and Sociology
plcole@vuu.edu

1500 N. Lombardy St.
Richmond, VA 23220

 

2017

6

Emmanuel E. Eugenio, MD, FAAP

Asian American Society of Central Virginia
Vice Chair
dreugenio4kids@comcast.net
804- 730- 4690

6043 Northfall Creek Pky
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

 

2016

7

Lucie Ferguson, PhD, MPH, RN

Bon Secours Richmond Health System
Director, Community Health Advocacy
lucie_ferguson@bshsi.org

4121 Cox Road
Suite 110
Richmond, VA 23060

ACHDHE
Vice-Chair

2016

8

Patti G. Kiger, MEd, (PhD)

Eastern Virginia Medical School
Dept. of Pediatrics, Center for Pediatric Research,
Director Grants Development and External Affairs
kigerpg@evms.edu
757-668-6442

855 W. Brambleton Ave
Norfolk, VA  23510

 

2016

9

Kate S. K. Lim,  MT (ASCP), FACHE, CPHQ, CPHRM

Riverside Tappahannock Hospital, Tappahannock, VA 22560
Director  Quality / CDMP 
katelim@yahoo.com

618 Hospital Road Tappahannock, VA 22560
 

 

2017

10

Elizabeth Locke, PhD, PT

Old Dominion University
Senior Lecturer and
Director of Clinical Education
School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training
elocke@odu.edu
757-683-6112

Norfolk, VA  23510

ACHDHE Chair

2015

11

Patricia N. Mathews, BA

Northern Virginia Health Foundation
President & CEO
pmathews@novahealthfdn.org
(703) 486-5690

1940 Duke Street   Suite 200
Alexandria, VA

 

2016

12

Saundra Nelson-Cherry, PhD

Hampton University – Assistant Professor
James A. Fields House - Curator
Newport news Downtown Neighbors and Merchants Association – Founder/President
(757) 245-1991
saundranelson@hotmail.com

646-30th Street
Newport News, VA 23607

 

2014

13

Beth O’Connor
M. Ed, BA

Virginia Rural Health Resource Center (VRHRC) & Virginia Rural Health Association (VRHA)
boconnor@vcom.vt.edu

2265 Kraft Drive Blacksburg, VA  24060

 

 

2017

14

Linda Lee Redmond, PhD

Virginia Board for People with Disabilities
804-786-7333 Office
804-786-0018 Fax
Linda.redmond@vbpd.virginia.gov

1100 Bank St., 7th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219

 

2015

15

Cecily Rodriguez

Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Cecily.rodriguez@dbhds.virginia.gov
804-377-2076

8305 Whistler Road, Richmond, Virginia 23227

 

2015

16

Luisa F. Soaterna, BS, MPH

National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition
Multicultural Outreach Coordinator
Text-4-Baby Initiative
11.luisa@gmail.com
(703) 508-2662

18 Clover Hill Drive
Stafford, Virginia 22556

 

2016

17

Theresa Teekah, RN, MA, MPH-C

Virginia Department of Health
Office of Family Health Services
Division of Policy and Evaluation
Health Equities Specialist
804-864-7879
Theresa.teekah@vdh.virginia.gov

109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Community Engagement Subcommittee Vice-Chair

2016

18

Sheila Trimiew-Johnson, BA

Richmond Technical Center Cosmetology Instructor trimiewjohnson@msn.com

2015 Seddon Way
Richmond, VA 23230

 

2017

 

 

 

 

 


Last Updated: 04-02-2014

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