Director of Population Health and Health Equity
Sue Schlotterbeck has worked at the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center since 1987, serving in many roles, including Nutritionist, Childbirth Educator, Coordinator of Primary Care Expansion Services, Director of Planning and Implementation, Director of Cultural and Language Services, and Director of Health Equity. In 2017, she was named Director of Health Equity and Population Health. In this position, Ms. Schlotterbeck provides organization-wide leadership in the development and implementation of efforts to reduce health care disparities, improve patient care and create a welcoming environment for our diverse patient population. She manages the population health efforts that help us to provide great patient care and meet the goals of our Mass Health ACO (C3), with a focus on optimizing quality and completing the coding process.
Ms. Schlotterbeck was the recipient of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers’ Outstanding Employee of the Year Award in 2018, and in 2012 she received the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Commissioner’s Leadership Award for exceptional leadership in promoting community and institutional transformation for health improvement. She has presented locally and nationally on topics such as health equity, refugee health, language access, culturally responsive care, social determinants of health, community health worker training, and health literacy.
Prior to coming to the health center, Ms. Schlotterbeck worked with the U.S. Peace Corp in Kenya and in refugee camps in the Sudan and Thailand. She also worked as a nutritionist with the WIC program at community health centers in the Boston area.
Ms. Schlotterbeck holds a Masters of Science in Nutrition from Tufts University and a Certificate in Community Health and Community Health Center Management from Suffok University.