Monica White, MPH
A native of Chicago, Illinois, Monica is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago (Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology) and The University of Michigan School of Public Health (Master of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education). She began her career in public health as an undergraduate student working in some of the most culturally and linguistically diverse areas of metropolitan Chicago. Over the past 18 years, Monica has held increasingly challenging leadership and management roles in various nonprofit organizations and local health departments in Michigan and Illinois. Recently she worked in California as a Training and Staff Development Coordinator for San Joaquin County Public Health Services in Stockton and served as the Executive Director of the Merced County Health Care Consortium in Atwater. In her current capacity as a Senior Project Coordinator for the Institute on Multicultural Health at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan, she coordinates system level programs and initiatives around cultural competency, health equity, community health screenings and education. In this role she also designs programs to improve health outcomes and utilization among racial/ethnic minority populations and vulnerable groups. She resides in Royal Oak, Michigan with her twelve year-old daughter Lauren.