Assessing and Addressing Social Determinants of Health Through the Lens of Culture

This webinar provides an understanding of how culturally relevant processes and technology are being used in practices and the community setting to solve for social determinants of health (SDOH) in traditionally underserved populations, including racial and ethnic minorities.

By the end of this webinar, viewers will be able to:

  • Understand Arizona’s Medicaid efforts to address the social determinants of health (SDOH)
  • Name 2 legislative wins which promote health equity in Arizona communities
  • Identify ways to promote sustainable efforts in the community and lessen overburdening community-based organizations
  • Learn ways to promote provider adoption for screening and documenting SDOH

Webinar Date: April 16th, 2019



Jami Snyder

Jami Snyder serves as the Director for the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), providing comprehensive health care coverage to 1.9 million Arizonans at a cost of $14 billion annually. Prior to her current role, Ms. Snyder served as the Deputy Director of AHCCCS and the Medicaid Director for the state of Texas, a program offering coverage to 4.7 million enrollees at an annual cost of $29 billion. She has over 20 years of public and private sector experience in the health and human services industries. Ms. Snyder’s areas of expertise include regulatory oversight, policymaking and leadership development, stemming from her tenure in Texas as well as her prior service at AHCCCS, the Arizona Department of Health Services and the University of Arizona Health Plans, where she functioned as the managed care organization’s Chief Operating Officer.

Ms. Snyder holds a master’s degree in political science from Arizona State University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Gustavus Adolphus College.


Jamo Rubin, MD

Jamo Rubin, MD, is the President and Founder of TAVHealth, now a Signify Health company. Before starting TAVHealth, Jamo founded and led Medical Present Value (now Experian Health) and PTRX, a consumer-oriented pharmacy benefit management company (now part of Optum). For the past 8 years, he has focused on solving healthcare’s biggest unaddressed need – Social Determinants of Health.

Prior to his entrepreneurial career, Jamo practiced as a cardiac anesthesiologist. He is the current chair of the Texas Biomedical Research Institute and former chair of the Texas Property and Casualty Guaranty Association. He received his MD from UT Southwestern, a MBA from UT Austin, and trained at Mass General.


Will Humble

Will Humble is a long-time public health enthusiast and is currently the Executive Director for the Arizona Public Health Association (AzPHA). His 30 years in public health include more than 2 decades at the Arizona Department of Health Services, where he served in various roles including as the Director from 2009 to 2015. He continues it be involved in health policy in his role with AzPHA and as Adjunct Faculty with the UA Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

He has a BS in Marketing from NAU, a BS in Microbiology from ASU, and a Masters in Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of Arizona in 2015 for engaging partnerships between academic and executive public health.

Will is a believer in using evidence-based health policy to improve health outcomes and in leading and managing with emotional intelligence.


Monique Delgado

Monique Delgado is the Senior Vice President, Network and Operations for Q Point Health, a division of Equality Health, and is responsible for building a high-performing provider network and overseeing Q Point’s managed care services. She is a multi-disciplined professional with over twenty years of experience within the health care industry. Prior to joining Equality Health, Ms. Delgado served as the Payer Relations Director for OrthoArizona, one of the largest Orthopedic groups in the Southwest. As the Payer Relations Director, she was responsible for the oversight of contract negotiations, the Bundle Payments for Care Improvement Initiatives (BPCI), the Credentialing Department and monitored payment reimbursement and physician performance to ensure quality and utilization requirements were met.

With extensive experience in payer contracting, network management, and practice administration, she has developed a keen sense of management and training expertise that includes monitoring and evaluating physician compliance and performance with quality and utilization standards.