State Advocacy Manager , Dental Access Project
Helen M Hendrickson is a State Advocacy Manager with the Dental Access Project. In this role, she provides technical assistance to state-based organizations including: strategic advice, coalition-building, advocacy/outreach tools, and campaign strategies.
Prior to coming to Community Catalyst Helen worked as the oral health manager at Health Care For All. In this role she developed strategy and spearheaded several initiatives to improve oral health in Massachusetts. Helen also brings over 15 years of experience in the fields of health and disability. She worked at the UMass Medical School's E.K.Shriver Center as a project director working on a variety of provider training projects supporting health reform efforts.
Helen earned a BA from Hampshire College and an MPA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Community Catalyst works to ensure consumer interests are represented wherever important decisions about health and the health system are made: in communities, courtrooms, statehouses and on Capitol Hill.