Health Equity & Community Engagement

With the support of CDC's COVID-19 Grant, WMT-AHEC began the process of engaging communities, partners, and organizations across western Montana. In April of 2022, WMT-AHEC hired a Health Equity & Community Engagement Specialist to facilitate the Western Montana Health Equity Taskforce, engage with communities, and provide assistance in areas where health equity was a priority to the seven counties in Western Montana.

Areas of support that WMT-AHEC provided have been:

  • Grant Writing
  • Coalition Building
  • Steering Committee involvement
  • CHNA Facilitation
  • CHNA & CHIP Review
  • Academic Program DEI Consultations
  • Community Connections
  • Subject Topic Presentations
  • Health Equity education
  • Indigenous Health
  • American Indian Public Health Policy
  • Research
  • Program or Curriculum Evaluation

Questions? Contact Chelsea Bellon: