Health Equity

Health equity is an aspect of all public health efforts. The focus of health equity is to ensure that marginalized or minoritized  populations have the same levels of health, quality of life, and life expectancy as more privileged groups. Public health  professionals who focus on health equity work to ensure that public health programs are effective and equitable in their design  and reach for all communities.

Sample Job Titles:

Director - Office of Health Equity, Community Engagement Specialist, Patient Navigator, Disability Inclusion & Accessibility Manager, Community Activist, Community and Social Service Specialist, Patient Services Advocate/Representative, Equal Opportunity Representative/Officer, Community Health Advocate

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Community and Social Service Specialists, All OtherPatient RepresentativesEqual Opportunity Representatives and Officers


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