Amanda Phillips Martinez, M.P.H., has provided technical assistance to 20 ORHP grantees for the past five years. She draws on her background and training in community-based participatory research to aid rural communities to effectively use local data in the planning and implementation of health programming and health systems expansions. She has conducted needs assessments for state agencies and non profits seeking to better meet the health care needs of children with special health care needs and their families in Georgia. She currently provides technical assistance and support in program development and evaluation, sustainability planning and health systems development to multiple rural health agencies across the state and country. Her areas of expertise include women’s health, health education program development and qualitative research methods for program evaluation. Because of her fluency in Spanish and experience working as a health Program Director for an immigrant community center in North Carolina, Amanda often supports grantees focused on Latino health or Community Health Worker/Promotores programs.
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