Los Angeles, CA
With experience evaluating programs designed to meet the social determinants of health, behavioral health and palliative care needs of low-income and vulnerable populations, Nayely Chavez is committed to using all avenues of public health, health policy and the healthcare system to advance health equity. She carries with her a curiosity to learn from communities, dedication to advocate for their needs – in and out of the hospital – and a deep interest in Latinx, first-generation, immigrant and/or undocumented communities.
Her previous experience also includes working to foster relationships with client stakeholders, project management and coordination, developing account analysis and reports as well as leading training and orientation modules.
Before joining HMA, Nayely completed a fellowship with the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission where she facilitated the qualitative evaluation and supported the quantitative evaluation of the implementation, impact and sustainability for grant programs. She also supported strategic planning, development of timelines, work plans and evaluation reports.
She earned a Master of Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree in public health from the University of California, Berkeley.
During her studies, she worked as a teaching assistant with the Public Health Leadership Lab and completed the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion fellowship with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
A native Spanish speaker, Nayely enjoys dancing, going to the movies, listening to podcasts, and all things LA.