Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers
Emily Oake is the Director of Special Populations and Populations Health for the Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers. Ms. Oake was born and raised in the Phoenix area. She received her BS in Political Science from Arizona State University. She worked in numerous retail management positions in the Phoenix metropolitan area before attending Arizona State University to attain her Master’s of Health Sector Management degree (the equivalent of a Master’s of Healthcare Administration). Following completion of her MHSM, Ms. Oake was hired as an intern for AACHC to assist in coordinating the Voter Engagement Campaign, a NACHC project, for the 2012 elections. Following the completion of this project, she was hired full-time to serve in a newly-designated position that acts as the point of contact for all health centers looking for training and technical assistance for any federally designated special populations. Since then, she has also added managing social determinants of health programs and a rural domestic violence advocacy program in her role at AACHC.