Welcome to the Patient Navigator, Colorado Community Health Worker & Promotor de Salud Alliance


The Alliance promotes policies, programs, and partnerships that: reduce and eliminate barriers to quality health care both within health systems and the community; reduce disparities in health outcomes; and foster ongoing health equity. The Alliance believes that every Coloradan has an equal opportunity to obtain healthcare that personally addresses their medical, mental, emotional, social determinants, and spiritual health needs.


Webinar: Workforce training in an evolving healthcare environment - 
An evaluation of Patient Navigator training using a follow-up survey

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Presenter:  Chris Jones 

Patient Navigators (PN) represent a cost effective workforce capable of reducing disparities by addressing barriers to healthcare. Robust training programs, such as the Patient Navigator Training Collaborative (PNTC) are crucial to supporting and enhancing the Patient Navigator workforce.  This webinar will feature Chris Jones, MPH, and the results of his capstone project, which assessed the perceived confidence and utilization of the Patient Navigator Training Collaborative core competencies in patient navigator job roles.

Join the Webinar:

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    Meeting ID: 341 673 873


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    +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll)

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    Meeting ID: 341 673 873



Thank you to Krista Beckwith, Sharon Adams, Kristin Paulson, Janet Steinkamp, Greta Klinger and Charlie Smith for your time in serving on the Steering Committee.  A special thank you to Krystal Morwood and Sarony Young as two of the longest serving and founding members of the Alliance, thank you for your commitment and continued support of the work.

2017 SC Members

Name Institution Focus
Andrea (Andi) Dwyer Colorado School of Public Health Statewide
Beth Neuhalfen Denver Health Medical Center Denver
Michael Sanchez Denver Health Patient Navigator Denver
Fernando Pineda Crea Results Northwestern Denver Metro
Amy Gallagher Mind Spring Health

Western Slope Colorado

Pat Uris Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Statewide
Linda Burhanssipanov Native American Cancer Initiatives National Tribal
Chris Armijo Facilitator


Sophia Alires Metro Community Provider Network Metro Denver
Christy Dodd Oral Health Colorado Statewide
Michelle East Pueblo Community Health Center Pueblo
Nick Flattery CPC Community Health Statewide
Elizabeth Jaenicke Denver Health & Hospital Authority Denver
Erin Mooney Cultivado Commerce City Area
Sally Ryman Grand Network County Rural Health Grand County
Rebecca Speer Denver Health & Hospital Authority  Denver



We are always looking for new members and partners so please contact us if you would like to be a part of this community alliance.

To become an Alliance member please go to this link and let us know you are interested in participating -

"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." - Henry Ford

For this version of the Charter, please share your Comments and thoughts (see attached Charter)
Attachments - PN CHW PdS Alliance Charter


CHWPNPdSAllianceCharter.pdf175.34 KB