Isabel Coronado is a citizen of the Mvskoke (Creek) Nation. She is of the Wind Clan, and Thlopthlocco Tribal Town. Isabel is the Health Disparities Program intern. She is working as the program development manager for the Tribal Public Health Academy. This is a new program for the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board (SPTHB) which Isabel is helping to create from the ground up.
Isabel received her Bachelor of Science degree in healthcare administration in spring of 2017 from Northeastern State University. Currently, she is a graduate student at Oklahoma State University pursuing a Master of Public Health degree with an emphasis on rural and underserved populations. Prior to joining the SPTHB, she gained firsthand local and national Indian health policy experience through internships with the Cherokee Nation Hospital and the United States Social Security Administration in Washington, D.C. She also studied American Indian law at American University as a part of the Washington Interns for Native Students (WINS) Program. Isabel is a member of the oldest American Indian sorority in the nation, Alpha Pi Omega, where she advocates for women in leadership roles. Her dream is to see every American Indian have equal access to healthcare and health programs.