In this episode of Caring as Communities, Paula Blackwell, MBA, and Allison Robinson, MPH discuss with Dr. Enrique Enguidanos the increasing importance of community health workers in supporting individuals with social determinants of health—as well as the value of having advocates with “lived experience” to help build trust between healthcare providers and communities.


  • Paula Blackwell, MBA, Executive Director, Central Maryland Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
  • Allison Robinson, MPH, Associate Program Director of the Maryland AHEC Program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Family & Community Medicine

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