Natalie Sanchez, MPH
Natalie Sanchez, MPH, has dedicated her career to HIV prevention with 15 years of HIV work experience implementing CDC evidence based prevention interventions, developing Social Marketing campaigns, and successfully incorporating CDC recommended guidelines for HIV and Hepatitis C screening and PrEP implementation into AltaMed’s 24 clinic network. Natalie is a two time BRUIN with a Master in Public Health degree from UCLA’s Executive MPH Program and holds a Bachelor degree in Sociology. Natalie is Studer trained in Evidence-Based Leadership which has improved clinical quality, patient satisfaction, and more importantly employee engagement. She has a background in program development, project management, and community planning. She is well-known for her work as creator and writer of the award-winning telenovela webseries “Sin Vergüenza” which addresses HIV in Latino communities. Her educational training in socio-cultural and gender related topics has influenced her approach to addressing public health issues. As the HIV Prevention Manager at AltaMed, she has created and led some of the largest and most successful HIV campaigns as well as implemented a combination of public health strategies to reduce HIV infections in Southern California. Natalie is currently the Administrator of AltaMed’s Specialty Department where she manages a team of 50 employees overseeing medical and prevention services for HIV and Hepatitis C. AltaMed serves over 1700 HIV positive clients and is one of the largest Latino HIV medical providers in Southern California with clinics in Los Angeles and Orange County.