Susana Hennessey Lavery, MPH

Health Educator, Community Health Equity and Promotion Branch, Population Health Division

San Francisco Department of Public Health

San Francisco, CA

Susana Hennessey Lavery, MPH, is a Health Educator with the San Francisco Department of Public Health (1992 - present). In that capacity she designs and implements comprehensive health promotion plans, co-designed and implements the CAM (community action model for policy development) and works on local and global health projects with San Francisco’s diverse communities with a focus on tobacco control. She works on food system initiatives including co-staffing SEFA (Southeast Food Access working group), participation on the steering committee of the Tenderloin Healthy Corner Store Coalition and the California Healthy Stores for Healthy Communities campaign. She is SFDPH staff to the HealthyRetailSF program through the Office of Economic and Workforce Development. She sits on the Bay Area committee of Vision y Compromiso, a statewide CHW network. Previously, she was the Community Health Education supervisor at La Clinica de La Raza (1979-1992).  

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