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Region V: RHEC Members


Region V: Regional Health Equity Council Members
Name Title Organization State Phone/Email
Myron D. Bennett Policy Consultant The McKenzie Business and Consulting Groups/HEAL
OH (216) 598-4634
Silas Buchanan Director Institute for eHealth Equity OH 216-570-7250
Evelyn Cruz Minority Health Officer

Wisconsin Department of Health Services
WI Phone: (608) 261-9308

Fax: (608) 267-2832
Jose L. Gonzalez Director Office of Minority and Multicultural Health,
Minnesota Department of Health
MN (651) 201-5818
Gina Green- Harris Senior Outreach
Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute, University of
Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
WI 414-219 5083 (office)
614-353-4852 (cell)
Mouhanad Hammami Chief Health Officer Wayne Court MI 313-224-0810
Antoniette M. Holt Director Office of Minority Health, Indiana State Department
of Health
IN 317-233-3006
Natalie Johnson Lee Executive Director African/African
American Health Alliance (AAAHA)
MN 612-986-8037
David Luna Vice President,
Multicultural Affairs
Mercy Health St. Mary's MI 616-685-6181
Fessahaye Mebrahtu Executive Director Pan-African Community Association WI 414 502-5864
Waldo Mikels-Carrasco Community Health
Research Program Manager
Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science &
Application (iCeNSA) at the University of Notre Dame
IN 574-631-2882
Makeda Norris Lead Consultant and
Training Specialist
Impetus - Let's Get Started MN (612) 584-0215
Doug Poe Executive Director,
American Indian Center of Indiana, Inc. IN 317-917-8000
Othelia Pryor Executive Director Michigan Minority Health Coalition MI (517) 372-4700 x 160
Manju Sankarappa Insurance Executive
Ohio Asian American Health Coalition OH 614-366-8214
Ana Paula Soares Lynch Project Director CORE/El Centro WI (424) 384-2673 ext. 21
Cell: (414) 530-4620
Charleta B. Tavares Executive Director Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence, Inc.
OH 614-221-7841
Doris Turner Chief Center for Minority Health Services, Illinois
Department of Public Health
IL (217)-785-4311
Koua Vang Executive Director United Asian Services of Wisconsin, Inc. WI (608) 505-8657
Cathy Vue Program Coordinator Asian Service in Action, Inc. OH (340) 535-3263 x 226
Sheryl Weir Manager Health Disparities Reduction and Minority Health
Section, Michigan Department of Community Health
MI (313)-465-4314
Elaine Williams Resource Development
Program Director
Indiana Primary Health Care Association IN 317-630-0845
Mildred Williamson HIV/AIDS Section Chief Division of Infectious Diseases, Office of Health
Protection, Illinois Department of Public Health
IL 312-814-4846(primary)
773--238-6288 (personal)
773-791-3220 (personal)

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