Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, MD, FAAFP

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Director, Health Equity

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Dr. Viviana Martinez-Bianchi is a family doctor, fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Associate Professor and the Director for Health Equity at Duke University's Department of Family Medicine and Community Health.  She served as Executive Member-at-Large of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) from 2016-2021 and WONCA liaison to the World Health Organization, and chair of the Organizational Equity committee. She is founder and co-director of LATIN-19, the Latinx Advocacy Team and Interdisciplinary Network for COVID-19, a multisector group addressing Hispanic health during the COVID-19 Pandemic and beyond.  She currently serves as a Latinx Health advisor for the NC DHHS and Secretary Cohen. She is a member of the Andrea Harris Social, Economic, Environmental, and Health Equity Task Force, and she serves in the NC DHHS Historically Marginalized Populations COVID-19 Response team, in the Steering Committee of the North Carolina COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee, convened by the North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM), NC Medical Society’s Health and Racial Equity Task Force (HRETF) and in the Vulnerable Populations Subcommittee of the Durham’s Recovery & Renewal Task Force (RRTF). In 2020, Dr Martinez-Bianchi was featured in a minidocumentary video by Univision highlighting her work in the pandemic. The documentary, “The Heroes of the Pandemic”, can be seen in the LATIN-19 website