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GILBERT ARVIZU is an adaptive health and social care leader from the Downtown and Sky Harbor International Airport areas. His personal and professional interests include structural violence, structural interventions, health related social needs, and their reciporically determined impact on the U.S. public debt and deficit. 

GILBERT's moral compass is rooted in his Roman Catholic wisdom tradition. This tradition includes implementing catholic social teaching to address structural sin through social action. His spiritual attributes are influenced by Jesuit, Franciscan, and Dominican spiritualities enshrined in him by his elementary and high school studies.


M.S. Johns Hopkins University
B.S. University of Arizona


Foundation for Senior Living
Board of Directors

Braun-Sacred Heart Center, Inc.
Board of Directors

Health Improvement Partnership of Maricopa County
Steering Committee Member

City of Phoenix Land Reuse Strategy Oversight Task Forc


American Public Health Association, Community Health Planning and Policy Development Section Leadership Team 




Arvizu, G.A., Ayyagari, R., Pilisuk, T. (2022, November 6). “Using a Public Health Forum to Foster Community Engagement – Storied Highlights and Practices from the Community Health Planning and Policy Development Section”. Presented in person to members of the American Public Health Association during a registered session at the APHA 2022 Annual Meeting & Expo in Boston, MA.

Arvizu, G.A. (2022, May 4 - 5). “
Health & Social Care Context of Arizona”. Assisted Dr. Pam Murphy with a community health worker lab and then presented in person to 100 medical students at the Creighton University School of Medicine – Phoenix Health Sciences Campus in Phoenix, AZ.

Arvizu, G.A. (2022, April 6). “
Community: Collaboration and Resilience”. Presented virtually to members of the American Public Health Association during a registered event for National Public Health Week.

Arvizu, G.A. (2019, November 18). “
Live. Learn. Lead. Addressing the Social Determinants of Health”. Presented in person at the UArizona College of Public Health – Phoenix in Phoenix, AZ.


AZ Population Health Community Cohort

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