Background & Bio
Dr. Jasmine Bihm is the Director of Health Equity Innovation and Implementation at AMCHP. Jasmine has over 15 years of public health experience. She most recently served as Division Chief for Perinatal and Infant Health at the DC Department of Health (DC Health), where she provided strategic planning and management of a portfolio of initiatives and programs addressing maternal and child health, with a focus on health equity for District residents.
Jasmine has been teaching public health community engagement and advocacy as an Adjunct Faculty member for the last 8 years at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. Jasmine’s past professional experiences have also been connected to supporting equitable health opportunities for maternal and child health populations. Jasmine served as Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Program and Evaluation Manager for the DC Health, Community Health Administration where she acted as a convener of sister government agencies, community-based organizations, hospitals, etc., all supporting critical priority areas such as breastfeeding, parent navigation for children with special health care needs, well-woman visits and much more.
Jasmine also served as a Fellow at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. While in this role, Jasmine assessed the strength of evidence and potential impact of underutilized health approaches, for example, cardiac rehabilitation, nominated for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Dissemination and Implementation Initiative.
Jasmine received her Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) and Master of Public Health (MPH) from George Washington University where she focused on Health Behavior & Community Oriented Primary Care and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Biomedical Engineering from Tufts University.
My Current Work
At AMCHP, Jasmine is charged with expanding the organization and its membership’s capacity to interrogate, research, design, and implement sound and innovative health equity programs and interconnected policy work in member jurisdictions. She serves as the subject matter expert to AMCHP’s internal and external membership equity committees to guide planning and implementation of equity efforts. Her efforts include leading health equity capacity-building and technical assistance through a transdisciplinary, anti-racist framework.
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Social Determinants of Health, Health Equity, Program Evaluation, Intersection of Public Health Policy and Practice