As the Health Equity and Member Services Director, Purnima Unni oversees the administration and management of activities associated with cooperative agreements awarded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Her key focus involves guiding CDC’s Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) recipients. This cooperative agreement intends to develop, enhance, and manage programs to increase vaccination coverage for racial and ethnic groups experiencing disparities in vaccination rates.
Purnima brings more than 15 years of public health, nonprofit, healthcare, and community engagement experience to AIM. She holds an MPH from Portland State University and is a Certified Health Education Specialist. She was the Program Manager for all injury prevention and safety initiatives at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tennessee. She is a thoughtful leader invested in population health and is passionate about building solid collaborations to address health inequalities.