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ACCESS gains seat on Greater Detroit Area Health Council board

Board selects ACCESS Community Health and Research Center deputy director

DETROIT – The Greater Detroit Area Health Council (GDAHC) Board of Directors and its membership approved the nomination of an ACCESS leader to its board at its annual meeting June 12.

Mona Makki, Deputy Director of the ACCESS Community Health and Research Center (CHRC), was appointed to the board along with four other executives from the health care, corporate and non-profit sectors.

"The nominations approved at the GDAHC 2015 Annual Meeting reflect the reach of our organization deep into the health care as well as the corporate and non-profit sectors," said Kate Kohn-Parrott, GDAHC president and CEO. "Their individual perspectives, insights and experiences will be a valuable addition to the current board member roster."

The GDAHC is southeast Michigan’s premier health care collaborative that has served as a health care leader for more than 70 years and represents everyone who gets care, gives care and pays for care. Dedicated to the cost-effective allocation, management and use of health care resources, the non-profit collaborative seeks to develop strong, strategic partnerships that increase access to care, improve the value and manage the cost of health.


Grounded in a grassroots commitment to serving our community, ACCESS has a 44-year history of providing health, education, employment and social services.  An Arab American nonprofit of excellence, ACCESS empowers residents of metro Detroit to lead healthy, informed and productive lives and extends this mission nationally through advocacy, arts, culture and philanthropy.