Colorado School of Public Health, Center for Public Health Practice – Community Project Development
Cerise Hunt, MSW- has served as a community outreach coordinator for Colorado School of Public Health’s Center for Public Health Practice for over five years. In her role she has successfully developed and facilitated cultural competency, community partnerships and health equity trainings throughout the State. In addition to training she has demonstrated expertise in community mobilization for the promotion of health equity and was instrumental in the formation of the Colorado Black Health Collaborative and the Far Northeast Health Alliance.
Cerise taught a Health Disparities in the U.S. course at Metropolitan State College of Denver. Prior to her employment with the Colorado School of Public Health she was the Health Disparities Specialist at Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Office of Health Disparities, charged with developing and implementing state wide strategies to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities. She has proven ability to successfully outreach and mobilize diverse populations in community health programs. Cerise’s areas of expertise include: racial and ethnic health disparities, social determinants of health, cultural competency, community engagement/partnerships and workforce diversity. She is a graduate of the RIHEL Advanced Leadership Training Program (2007).
RIHEL FACULTY FOR:
Leadership for Healthy Community Design Program