Washtenaw Health Initiative
Community Engagement Program Manager
Erin Horne is a Community Engagement Program Manager at CHRT. Her work surrounds strategic support on racial healthcare equity and justice with the Washtenaw Health Initiative (WHI). She also works closely with Vital Seniors and the Healthy Aging Collaborative to create enduring outcomes for vulnerable elders and their caregivers in Washtenaw County, supported by data and research.
Prior to joining CHRT, Erin primarily worked in clinical psychiatric spaces. She has worked for non-profits, hospitals, and Michigan Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry Sleep and Circadian research unit. After realizing that policy and systemic flaws hindered effective treatment for clients and patients, she began to pursue macro social work and public health. Her passion lies within diversity, equity, and inclusion informed policy to progress quality healthcare delivery for oppressed identities.
Erin holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Michigan with a concentration in management in human services. She obtained her Bachelor’s from the University of Michigan – Dearborn in Behavioral and Biological Sciences.