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She collaborated with internal (clini-
cal and community-based partners) and
local, Tribal, state and federal entities.
As part of the COVID-19 response, she
was given a special assignment as home
support lead to collaborate and partner
to ensure essential resources and services
were effectively coordinated across the
service area in Navajo communities.
Miranda has significant experience
and training in improved patient care
initiatives using building blocks from
the Institute for Healthcare Improvement
model for health care improvement. She
has 19 years of combined experience as a
supervisor, public health and clinical care
systems, program development, imple-
mentation and evaluation to enhance and
progress Indian health care and services.
She is a member of the Institute for
Healthcare Improvement, Association for
Diabetes Care and Education Specialists,
and the American Public Health Asso-
ciation with primary interest groups in
applied public health statistics, epidemiol-
ogy and community health workers.
Miranda has multiple team recog-
nition awards, such as the Navajo Area
Indian Health Service Award for Out-
standing Group Performances, Indian
Health Service Individual Director’s
Award for Fostering Relationships and
the National John Pipe Voice of Change
Program Award for Innovative Program
by the American Diabetes Assoc iation.
As a ref lection of her systematic
program successes, the improvements
have blended public health and clinical
medicine to effectively meet the needs of
American Indian populations.
“It’s an honor to serve in my com-
munity as the SCHC health director,” said
Miranda. “I’m excited to be home in my
Tribal community building on existing
projects and services to elevate the health
and wellness of our Tribal community.”
Mirandas’ interests include hiking,
camping, and spending time with her
family and children.
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