Amanda Mihalko

Amanda Mihalko

Director of Social Determinants of Health, Allegheny Health Network
Highmark Health

Amanda Mihalko serves as Highmark Health’s Director of Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) for Allegheny Health Network. Highmark Health’s SDoH team is responsible for evaluating opportunities to positively impact the health and well-being of patients, members, and the community at large. Allegheny Health Network offers a broad spectrum of care and services through 14 hospitals and more than 200 primary- and specialty-care practices in more than 300 clinical locations and offices. In addition, AHN has approximately 2,600 physicians, 21,000 employees, and thousands of volunteers.

Amanda has 15-plus years of experience in health care administration and public health, including health promotion, health policy development, health systems operations, and community focused coalition building. Previous roles include Program Director for the California State Hospital System, Program Coordinator and Management Analyst for Monterey County Health Department’s Public Health Bureau.

A solutions-focused leader, Amanda previously served as Director of Community Health Initiatives at the University of Pittsburgh, leading implementation and evaluation of community and agency-based initiatives and securing over $2.5 million in grant and foundation funding. At UPMC Health Plan, Amanda served as Manager of Community Engagement, where she was responsible for developing and executing UPMC Community HealthChoices’ community engagement strategy, focused on patient experience, enhancing quality of care, and increasing positive health outcomes.

Amanda holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Pennsylvania State University, an MA in Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling Psychology from Antioch University New England and is credentialed as a Board-Certified Dance Movement Therapist (BC-DMT).

All Sessions by Amanda Mihalko

Social Determinants of Health Track Wednesday May 25, 2022
10:55 am - 11:40 am

Developing Strategies, Tools, and Collaborations in Providing Care to Vulnerable Populations

  • Learn how Pennsylvania’s Allegheny Health Network’s Center for Inclusion and Front Door initiative are developing key initiatives and digital tools to connect patients to needs
  • Discover how Legacy Health Centers (Texas) has develop a model that engages non-traditional workforces in program implementation
  • Discuss strategies on how to overcome workforce staffing and funding challenges in implementing SDoH programs
  • Discover approaches in developing collaborations with community organizations to amplify the effectiveness of SDoH initiatives
Moderator: Maria V. Chaves