Centers for Health Equity and Community Health Org Chart - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Centers for Health Equity and Community Health Org Chart

updated 7/17/2017

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Director: Deb Burns

  • Communications: Allison Thrash
  • Governance & Administration: Dee Finley

Assistant Division Director: LuAnne McNichols

  • Liz Arita
  • Grants Manager
  • Kara Cornils
  • Tina Firkus

Center for Health Equity

Director: Bruce Thao
Assistant Director: Sara Chute

  • Christy Nguyen
  • Mia Robillos
  • Development Planner

OMMH/Community Engagement

  • Xiaoying Chen
  • Helen Jackson Locket-El

EHDI/Grants Management

  • Bridget Roby
  • Mohamed Hassan

Center for Health Data

Assistant Director: Sara Chute

BRFSS Director: Nagi Salem

  • Americao Gamban
  • Research Scientist

Center for Health Statistics

Director: Daniel Fernandez-Baca

  • Sharrilyn Evered
  • Ann Kinney
  • Judy Palermo
  • Carol Hajicek
  • Robyn Hunter

Center for Emergency Preparedness and Response

Director: Cheryl Petersen-Kroeber

  • Bonnie Holz
  • Mickey Scullard
  • Whitney Koester

Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP): Deb Radi

  • Business Continuity
    • Rob Carlson
  • Behavioral Health
    • Nancy Carlson
  • Education & Exercises:
    • Barbara Lundgren
    • Chad Ostlund
    • Janice Maine
  • Medical Countermeasures
    • Emily Ward
    • Rachel Schulman
    • Tom Garcia
  • Plans:
    • Jennifer Miller
  • Inventory Tactical Communications
    • Bill Schmidt
  • PHPCs: Sandra Hanson
    • Alex Bambrick (Metro)
    • Amy Smith (Mankato)
    • Geri Maki (SE)
    • Julie Johnson (SW)
    • Karen Moser (WC)
    • Marilyn Cluka (NE)
    • Steven Dwine (NW)
    • Tina Neary (Central)

Health Care Preparedness (HPP): Judy Seaberg

  • Healthcare Preparedness
    • Erin McLachlan
    • Emily Moilanen
  • HPP Ebola
    • Pat McQuillan
  • Medical Countermeasures
    • Angie Koch
    • John Urbach
    • Greg Wocken
  • Partners Communications
    • Toby McAdams

Public Health Practice Section Manager: Chelsie Huntley

Visit Public Health Practice Section: Contact Us for contact information for the following staff.

  • Capacity Development Unit (Public Health Nurse Consultants): Linda Bauck Todd
    • Brenda Menier
    • Janelle Nelson
    • Julia Ashley
    • Mary Orban
    • Wendy Kvale
  • Planning Unit: Becky Sechrist, supervisor
    • Allison Hawley March
    • Becky Buhler
    • Kerri Sawyer
    • Megan Drake-Pereyra
    • Phyllis Brashler
    • Susan Brace-Adkins
  • Community Engagement: Jeannette Raymond, supervisor
    • Dorothy Bliss
    • Marisol Chiclana-Ayala
    • Sida Ly-Xiong
    • Jake Amatruda
  • MDH PIM: Stephanie Lenartz
  • Data and Practice-Based Research Unit
    • Kim Gearin, lead
    • Beth Gyllstrom


Updated Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 11:14AM