Dr. Tina Thomas, currently serves as the Vaccine Equity Officer and Coordinator of Special Programs Health Services at the Local Behavioral Health division of the Wicomico Health Department. She has dedicated most of her career to break down barriers and expand access to equitable healthcare for vulnerable populations in rural communities. She has worked and lectured in the healthcare sector for over 8 years assisting the homeless, helpless, disadvantage youth, older adults, and minorities. She sits on varies committees, workgroups, and taskforce to review current data and policies in order to achieve health equity and drive future decision making and legislation. She is committed to changing the face of healthcare through quality improvement, transparency, effective communication, research, transformative leadership, and strategic planning. Dr. Tina Thomas is an emerging leader, teacher and motivational speaker focused on the future- enthusiastic, innovative, dedicated, and passionate. Dr. Thomas is looking to expand her reach, share knowledge and grow as a leader.