Colleen C. Whitehead

Subject Matter Expert

Colleen C. Whitehead has been providing independent consulting services to Indian Tribes since 2004. Colleen also served as the Health & Human Services Director for the Pueblo of Jemez in NM and has over 25 years experience working with tribes throughout Indian Country in areas such as healthcare infrastructure development and delivery of health care services and programs.

Healthcare Program specific experience includes medical administration and services, contract negotiations, risk management and safety programs, public health programs, development of policies and procedures, program assessment and development, strategic planning, accreditation standards and protocols, quality assurance, utilization reviews, and customer service. Non-Medical Program specific experience includes directing planning strategies, program management, operational management, facility construction, grant writing, state and national training seminars, law enforcement programs, budgeting processes, and contract compliance.