Gail Brandt, MPH, EdD
Health Equity Manager
Washington State Department of Health

Ms. Gail Brandt currently serves as the health equity coordinator and lead for the Health Equity team. She leads the team in action planning process and implementation. This includes: (1) design an employee training program on health equity; (2) apply an Equity Impact Review tool to program and policy decisions; (3) develop communication strategies; and (4) develop job descriptions and assistance for supervisors for supporting and evaluations staff in incorporating health equity principles into their work. Ms. Brandt has the lead position for the department-wide Health Equity Work Group. In this capacity, she oversees the development of the charter, work plan, recruitment, and membership development.