Disaster Recovery Speakers
Nancy Correa is the Senior Community Initiatives Coordinator for the Section of Public Health Pediatrics at Texas Children’s Hospital. In this role, she leads community collaboratives to strategically address gaps in practice and knowledge to mitigate childhood adversities and foster resilience in individuals, families, and communities. Nancy has over ten years of experience in public health conducting needs assessments, implementing evidence-based programs, leading evaluations, and facilitating collaboratives. Nancy’s experience includes developing and implementing a strategy to make evidence-based parent support programs more widely available through schools, churches, afterschool programs, and healthcare clinics in Houston, Texas. Nancy has a bachelor’s degree from Rice University in Chemistry and Health Policy and a masters degree from Boston University School of Public Health.
Suratha Elango, MD, MSHP
Suratha Elango, MD, MSHP received her bachelor’s degree in biology with honors from Harvard University and medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical School. She then completed her residency and chief residency in pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco. After residency, she became a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania where she obtained a Masters in Health Policy Research and gained further experiences in community health, cross-sector place-based initiatives, and systems and design thinking. Dr. Elango moved to Houston in August 2017 as an Assistant Professor in the Section of Community Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. She works clinically at the Texas Children’s Health Plan Center for Children and Women Southwest and is also leading a Texas Children’s Hospital initiative to help address the social needs of families affected by Harvey.
Recovering After Harvey: Challenges in Connecting to Resources From the Individual, Organizational, and System Perspectives
On August 26, 2017 Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Houston, […]