Author: Danielle Brooks | Director of Health Equity | AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies

Danielle J. Brooks, J.D. has spent over a decade designing, leading and managing research, project development, strategy and implementation programs across a variety of industries including healthcare, media and communications, human rights, policy, and law. She prides herself on bridging creativity with strategic approaches that result in true impact. She is a recognized thought leader and expert in the field of health equity.  

Danielle has served on the Health IT advisory board for the Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center (TCC) for Health Disparities Research at Morehouse School of Medicine, and the Advisory Panel for Health IT, Health Disparities, and Improving Industry for the Patient Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI), co-chaired the Academy Health Low-Value Care Group. Danielle is the former owner and Managing Director of Bridges, a boutique healthcare consulting firm with national reach; the primary author of the Petal Framework, a Bridges and Morehouse School of Medicine project; and, a producer for the Healthcare Road Trip

Currently, she is the Director for Health Equity, for AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies where she develops programs and initiatives both internally and externally to close disparities and create a culture of equity for the communities we serve. She also serves on the NCQA Health Equity Standards Committee and was appointed to the Biden Administration, Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator Health Data Systems Task Force. The purpose of the task force is to inform Health and Human Services’ response to President Biden’s Executive Order on Ensuring a Data-Driven Response to COVID-19 and Future High-Consequence Public Health Threats.