National Health Center Training & Technical Assistance Partner (NTTAP)

The program aims to provide resources, training, and technical assistance to existing and new health centers to best meet the cultural and linguistic needs of AA&NHPIs. For 30 years, AAPCHO has demonstrated its ability to provide breadth and depth of technical assistance and trainings to strengthen community health centers, support health center growth, invest and cultivate collaborations to increase access to quality primary care services to medically underserved AA and NH/PIs.

Jen Lee, Deputy Director
Nashia Choudhury, Director of Programs, Health Care Transformation
Cara SkillingsteadAssociate Director, Health Care Transformation
Gabrielle Peñaranda, Program Manager, Training and Technical Assistance
Ivy Yuson, Program Coordinator, Training and Technical Assistance

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC)

Our training and technical assistance activities are designed to reach a national audience as well as the cultivation of learning communities to meet the following goals:

  1. Increase access to care among vulnerable populations of AA and NH/PIs served by health centers;
  2. Improve health outcomes by decreasing the percentage of patients at AA and NH/PI-serving health centers with A1c greater than 9; and
  3. Promote health equity through increasing the number of health centers either providing services or engaged in partnerships that address the social determinants of health (SDOH) such as culture, language, housing, education, employment, transportation, and food security.

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Disclaimer: This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $450,000 with 0 percent financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.  For more information, please visit