COMMITTEES | COMITÉS

COMMITTEES | COMITÉS

Illinois Unidos has structured itself into several committees that address COVID and health inequities in the Latino communities.

Health & Policy | Salud y Póliza

Chair:

  • Marina Del Rios, MD, MS
    • (Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of Iowa)
  • Mellisa Simon, MD MPH 
    • Vice-Chair and Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology, Founding Director Center for Health Equity Transformation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Contact Javier at fjarellano@latinopolicyforum.org for more info.

Education | Educación

Chair:

  • Mariana Osoria, MA
    • (Senior Vice President of Partnerships & Engagement at Family Focus | Co-ChairPuerto Rican Agenda)
  • Roberto Valdez Jr.
    • Associate Director of External Affairs at Latino Policy Forum

Contact Javier at fjarellano@latinopolicyforum.org for more info.

Workforce Safety | Seguridad Laboral

Chair:

  • Teresa Córdova, Ph.D.
    • Director, Great Cities Institute
  • Jorge Mujica.
    • Strategic Campaigns Organizer, ARISE

Contact Javier at fjarellano@latinopolicyforum.org for more info.

Promotores de Salud | Community Health Workers Committees

Chair:

  • Pamela Vergara- Rodriguez, MD
    • CORE Center Director of Psychiatric Services Center, Cook County Health
  • Lisa Aponte-Soto, PhD, MHA
    • Adjunct Professor – Community Health Worker Program, City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

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