Our Team


Jay D. Bhatt, D.O. 

IFDHE Interim President and CEO 

AHA Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President

Phone: (312) 422-2622


Darren Henson, Ph.D

Director of Operations 

Phone: (312) 422-3996


Jasmin Clark, MBA, CDM

Business Development and Accounts Specialist

Phone: (312) 422-2658


Lisa Hinton, MPH

Senior Specialist, Health Equity and Value 

Phone: (312) 422-2693


Benjamin Wilburn, MS

Senior Specialist, Inclusion and Diversity

Phone: (312) 422-2690


Derrick Mitchell, MHA, PMP 

Manager, Research and Insights

Phone: (312) 422-3722


Eric Scott, MS 

Senior Specialist, Marketing and Communications

Phone: (312) 422-2695


Harriet McGee

Executive Assistant

Phone: (312) 422-2630


Contact Us:

Institute for Diversity and Health Equity
155 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 400
Chicago, IL  60606
General Institute E-mail: institute@aha.org
Phone: (312) 422-2630
Fax: (312) 278-0893