Young Professionals Making a Difference
The Associate Board is a diverse group of committed young professionals who work to increase awareness and raise funds for programs and services that improve the health and wellness of the communities served by Cook County Health.
Members engage in volunteering, fundraising, networking and advocacy opportunities. Each year the Associate Board hosts three to four diverse events and activities. The Associate Board is also an opportunity to build leadership skills and lay the foundation for philanthropic involvement going forward.
Leaders of the Associate Board
Katie Palmer, MPH, President
Kendall Burton, MPH, MSW, Vice President, Advocacy Co-Chair
Marissa Gaines, Board Liaison
Lisa Brindley, RN, Advocacy Co-Chair
Bryant Roby, JD, Events Co-Chair
Levi Getz, Events Co-Chair
Casey McCarthy, MS
Deisi Williamson, MPH, MSN, RN
Lindsay Zimmerman, PhD, MPH
Lubia Núñez-Montelongo, MPH
Nirali Patel, RRT, RRT-ACCS
Ruth Nydia Venegas, MPH
Vaishali Chundi, MPH
To learn more and become involved, please contact the Associate Board at: [email protected]. We welcome your participation!