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Ten Extraordinary Americans Recognized for Local Innovation in Improving Health and Health Care
Date:10/29/2008

Utah residents through research, policy advocacy and civic participation activities. Though UHPP is not designed to provide direct services, the agency receives multiple calls per month which are filtered through a safety net with the help of a resource guide that Hilman created. Today, UHPP helps hundreds of individuals each month learn about health policy issues and solutions, the policymaking process and how they can play a role.

9) RAY LOPEZ, Environmental Program Manager, Little Sisters of the Assumption (LSA) Family Health Service, Inc., New York, New York

Ray Lopez works with East Harlem residents to help combat environmental conditions affecting their health, including insect infestation, mold and poor air quality. He helps families control asthma triggers in their homes, reducing costly emergency room visits and school absences. He also developed solutions to the growing bedbug infestation in New York City, including wrapping duct tape around the edge of a cleaned mattress as a kind of sticky moat to prevent re-infestation. These approaches have directly helped hundreds of East Harlem residents resolve their own personal environmental health issues and created a ripple effect as they help relatives and neighbors. Under Lopez's leadership, LSA has become widely recognized for its environmental interventions, receiving the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Region 2 Environmental Quality Award for its asthma program, which Ray Lopez oversees.

10) MARIA RAMOS, Network Associate Director, Generations +/Northwestern Manhattan Health Network, New York, New York

Five years ago, Maria Ramos saw a need for health services among New York City's taxi and limousine drivers who frequently suffer from medical conditions as a result of their sedentary work and "on-the-go" eating habits. What began as an opportunity to bring healthcare to those living and working in Harlem and South Bronx communities, today provides healthcare services to d
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