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Yuriko de la Cruz MPH

Program Manager, Social Drivers of Health, NACHC

Yuriko de la Cruz, MPH, CPHQ (she/her/ella) is currently the Program Manager, Social Drivers of Health within the Public Health Priorities at NACHC. In her role, she partners with health centers and their cross-sector partners to use SDOH data (specifically PRAPARE) to advance health equity through upstream community efforts. Yuriko is proficient in addressing the social determinants of health, cross-sectoral community engagement and facilitation; training and technical assistance; continuous quality improvement; population health; and practice transformation. She proudly serves as a board member of two nonprofit organizations in Allentown, PA: Resurrected Community Development Corporation and Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley and two national organizations: Academy of Communication in Healthcare and Health Outreach Partners. Yuriko completed the Bachelor of Science in Public Health from West Chester University and the Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.