Morissa Henn, DrPH, community health director at Intermountain Healthcare, is among Modern Healthcare’s 2020 class of Top 25 Emerging Leaders. Modern Healthcare, the leader in healthcare business news, research and data, annually honors emerging leaders, all 40 or younger, who have made significant contributions in the areas of innovation and financial, operational, and clinical excellence early in their careers.
Dr. Henn joined Intermountain in 2017 and worked to build collaboration with many community partners to address the urgent issue of suicide. In national recognition of her efforts, particularly in engaging gun owners and advocates, Rep. John Lewis invited Dr. Henn to provide expert testimony at a 2019 U.S. House Ways and Means Committee hearing on preventing gun violence. In her expanded role leading community mental well-being, Dr. Henn recently has overseen the development of the Behavioral Health Navigation Service, a free call-in service offering comprehensive mental health resources and connection to telehealth services to thousands of Utahns since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read more about Dr. Henn here.