Program Coordinator, Community and Urban Health
Amber Santiago is a program coordinator at the Institute for Urban Care. She received her bachelor's degree in Public Health from Temple University and Master of Public Health degree from The George Washington University. Her studies have focused on examining existing programs that aim to reduce disparities among African American maternal outcomes. She has been a part of efforts to design and coordinate programs that are effective, equitable and human-centered on a state and local level. After spending four years in Washington D.C. serving as a program manager at a Federally Qualified Health Center, Amber returned to New Jersey to use her extensive research and professional experience to serve communities back in her home state that continue to face significant disparities in health outcomes. She has an extensive background in program implementation and evaluation of maternal child health, chronic disease, substance use disorder and housing programs. Amber is a youth mentor, loves traveling with her family, and is a huge sports fan. To contact Amber, please email [email protected] or call 609-394-4094.