Integrating Health Equity and Social Drivers of Health for Integrated Care: Supporting Whole Person Care
If you have questions, please email Tiffany Conroy.
Integrated, whole-person care is a growing area of focus among providers in Iowa, but there are still gaps in knowledge and competence. This lunch and learn series will address some key areas of integrated care in medical and behavioral health settings.
Full Promoting the Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care Lunch and Learn Series
September 7, 2023 - Intersections of Oral Health, Mental Health, and Substance Use
September 14, 2023 - Trauma-Informed Motivational Interviewing
September 21, 2023 - Integrating Health Equity and Social Drivers of Health for Integrated Care: Supporting Whole Person Care
September 28, 2023 - Importance of Screening for Brain Injury in Behavioral Health Settings
This session will provide an overview of Health Equity and Social Drivers of Health (SDOH) and discuss how integrating Health Equity and SDOH can support Behavioral Health Equity. Ideas for behavioral health, mental health, and substance use settings will be discussed.
- Examine the Social Ecological Model and how it can support whole-person care.
- Define Social Drivers of Health (SDoH) to contextualize leveraging patient data for care planning and treatment.
- Increase knowledge surrounding the context for providing equitable, responsive care in integrated care settings.
Tiffany Conroy, MSW, LISW
Integrated Health Consultant, Iowa Primary Care Association
Ms. Conroy is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with 12 years of experience in trauma-informed services in the mental health and public health sectors, statewide program management, organizational leadership, stakeholder outreach and engagement, grant procurement and management, and trauma-informed systems change. She has experience providing clinical therapy in community mental health, a non-profit trauma-treatment program, and private practice. In her clinical work, Ms. Conroy specializes in complex trauma and survivors of violent crime. Additionally, she works in Public Health, focusing on violence prevention and response. She uses a public health lens as a private consultant in her trauma-informed systems change work.
Shannon Lea, MPH
Senior Program Manager, Primary Care Development Corporation
Shannon Lea is a Senior Program Manager in the Clinical and Quality Partners team. She joined PCDC in 2022 to support the revenue cycle needs of our primary care and our sexual and reproductive health provider partners.
Before joining PCDC, Shannon was the Director of Revenue Cycle Management at Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, which serves patients in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. She was responsible for directing the organization’s broad revenue cycle management functions, ensuring regulation and contract compliance, maximizing cash flow, and developing sound procedures. In addition, Shannon also oversaw grant and pledge funding for low-income and marginalized populations to ensure access to quality reproductive healthcare. She previously managed the Personal Care Services (PCS) Program at North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services – a statewide program to provide Medicaid beneficiaries with support for daily living activities – where she guaranteed that the program's day-to-day operations functioned efficiently. Shannon also provided oversight of the PCS Program’s $400M operating budget and managed the multimillion-dollar Independent Assessment Entity and IT vendor contracts.
Shannon holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Promotion, a Master of Public Health degree, and a Certificate in Ethnic and Rural Health Disparities, all from East Carolina University.
Oscar Marquez, M.Ed.
Senior Program Manager and Project Director, Primary Care Development Corporation
Oscar Marquez is a Senior Program Manager in the Clinical and Quality Partners team; he joined PCDC in 2017 to expand the CDC-funded Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) program. Oscar supported growing the reach of PCDC’s services to a Spanish-speaking audience, including work in Puerto Rico. Today, Oscar leads the CDC-funded High-Impact Prevention in Health Care program, which provides HIV prevention training and technical assistance to healthcare organizations and health departments in clinical settings. Before PCDC, Oscar worked at Altamed Health Services, implementing direct client prevention services such as prevention case management, HIV testing and counseling, group-level interventions, individual-level interventions, and recruitment and retention. Subsequently, Oscar worked at Shared Action at APLA Health. In this nationally recognized CBA program, he oversaw the development, implementation, and quality assurance of distance-learning technologies (e.g., website and online trainings). Throughout his career, Oscar has worked across the nation to provide capacity building for HIV prevention services and to maximize resources for providers who would not otherwise have access to quality prevention resources. Oscar holds a bachelor’s in public health from Walden University and a Master of Education in instructional design from Western Governors University.
- MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through the joint providership of Des Moines University (DMU) and the Iowa Primary Care Association. DMU is accredited by IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live, online activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
- Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
- Other Healthcare Professionals: This live activity is designated for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
No ineligible company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.
The planning committee member(s) and speaker(s) will disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director.
Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individual(s) have no conflict(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
- Tiffany Conroy, MSW, LISW - Activity Director and Moderator
- Shannon Lea, MPH - Speaker
- Oscar Marquez, M.Ed. - Speaker
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education. It is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 1.00 AOA Category 2A
- 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
- 1.00 IBON