Community Health Worker
Company/Employment: Association for Utah Community Health
Bio: Laura Ceron has been a Community Health Worker for close to six years working to address health inequities in Salt Lake City, Utah by connecting uninsured and Medicaid patients to resources in their community and supporting them through their goals by building strong relationships with patients and community partners. Laura has a strong passion for equity for disenfranchised communities and is also a co-chair in the Workforce development group’s efforts in establishing a curriculum and part of the Section leadership to try and build capacity for other Community Health Workers in the state of Utah. As many important events such as schooling, work, and medical visits have moved to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Laura has been assisting patients with digital inequities more than ever."