Deputy Director, Social Drivers of Health, NACHC
Nalani Tarrant, MPH, PMP is the Deputy Director, Research Projects at the NACHC where she helps health centers build community-based and patient-centered research and data capacity. Currently, she focuses on helping health centers collect and use social determinants of health data to improve care delivery, inform policy, and accelerate community change by developing, testing, and implementing the standardized social determinants of health protocol known as PRAPARE. Previously, Nalani was the Director, Quality Collaboratives, Data & Quality Measures at the American College of Emergency Physicians where she worked with physician leads on the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative supported by CMS. Her interests lie heavily in identifying solutions to lessen our nation’s health burden by identifying solutions that aims to effectively promote better health outcomes. Ms. Tarrant earned a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science from Drew University, a MPH in epidemiology from George Washington University, and completed her Project Management Professional accreditation.