The Virginia Community Health Worker Association (VACHWA) is a space for community health workers (inclusive of all titles) to network and grow personally and professionally through education and advocacy.
We want to see Virginia communities having better health outcomes so that individuals and families can live healthier and happier lives.
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Mrs. Denise Wise is a former CHW Supervisor for the Institute of Public Health Innovation (UPHI). In her current role, Ms. Wise works as a foster parent liaison for Jewish Family Services.
Mrs. Denise has a strong footprint in the development of CHW’s in Virginia. She spearheaded the constitution of the Virginia Community Health Worker Association. The pioneering group was under her leadership. She also supervised CHWs on multiple projects.
Click here for Denise’s complete interview.