Bethesda, MD—NACHC’s Senior Vice President for Public Health Priorities, Benjamin Money has recently been announced as the 2021 Foundation for Health Leadership and Innovation (FHLI) Community Achievement Award Recipient for his impact on health and equity across North Carolina. He will receive the award during the 2021 FHLI Bernstein Virtual Event on October 22.
Money’s 36-year career in health care began in community mental health and includes 11 years in local public health and 18 years with Community Health Centers. He holds a master’s degree in public health nutrition from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Money also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the North Carolina Community Health Center Association (NCCHCA). Money’s area of focus at NACHC is equipping health centers to address root causes of health disparities and overseeing executive leadership for the PRAPARE tool and strategy to address social drivers of health that influence the health of their patients and the community. He also leads NACHC efforts to position health centers as essential components of state and local public health in post-pandemic system redesign.
For more information on Ben Money check out this NACHC blog.