Community Resilience + Equity Program Manager, Public Health – Seattle & King County
Robin Pfohman has worked to address health disparities caused by emergencies for the past 10 years. As the manager of the Community Resilience + Equity Program at Public Health- Seattle & King County, Robin collaborates with internal and external stakeholders, identifies systems issues and builds programming to address disproportionate impacts in emergency response and recovery planning.
Robin is particularly interested in strengthening everyday systems so that our community will be more resilient in disasters and in the face of climate change. She frequently speaks on issues related to equity in emergency and climate change planning at conferences and convenings in public health and resilience circles. Prior to joining the Preparedness Section, Robin served as a program manager in the Community Health Services Division of Public Health.
Robin has over 20 years of experience in public health, working on such issues as school based health; Medicaid managed care, and community engagement/partnership development. Robin has committed her career to system integration and alignment on behalf of underserved communities. Robin received her MPA from the University of Oregon and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of San Francisco.