Executive Vice President-Health Equity and Community Engagement, Patient Advocate Foundation
Shonta Chambers is a seasoned non-profit executive and public health professional whose career spans more than 20 years’ experience in chronic disease prevention, health promotion, community engagement and women’s health. Currently, she serves as Executive Vice President-Health Equity and Community Engagement for Patient Advocate Foundation. Shonta is responsible for the development and execution of the Foundation’s national strategy to address health equity, with a specific focus on persons with chronic, life threatening and debilitating diseases residing in low income communities with high chronic disease mortality. She specifically drives program initiatives that support minority populations with limited basic and/or health literacy. As the staff lead for PAF’s health equity work promoting person-centered care, Ms. Chambers strategically engages with community stakeholders to align resources in collaborative efforts which mitigate as many health care barriers as possible for limited resourced populations.