Dr. America Bracho Perez

Dr. America Bracho Perez

America is a national expert on health and well-being within the Latino and other communities of color, and is a leader at the intersection of health and community organizing. She is the founder, president, and CEO of Latino Health Access, which uses community participatory approaches to promote health. America worked as a physician in Venezuela, before coming to the U.S. She then founded and served as the director of the AIDS project for Latino Family Services in Detroit. America has been a trainer, presenter, and consultant for government agencies, institutions, and nonprofits. She is currently a consultant to the Pan-American Health Organization.

America is on the boards of Casey Family Programs and Latino Health Access. Previously, she served on the boards of City of Hope, Marguerite Casey Foundation, and National Conference of Community Outreach Workers, and on the advisory board of University of California at Irvine. She holds an MPH from the University of Michigan and an MD from the Universidad Central de Venezuela.