Dr. Antonia Apolinario-Wilcoxon, Ed.D.

Dr. Antonia Apolinario-Wilcoxon, Ed.D.

Dr. Antonia Apolinario-Wilcoxon, Ed.D.

Antonia Apolinario-Wilcoxon, Ed.D., worked as the Minnesota Department of Human Services’ (DHS)  director of community relations from June 2012- October 2018.She staffed the creation of the legislatively mandated Cultural and Ethnic Communities Leadership Council (CECLC), which advises the commissioner on reducing disparities that affect racial and ethnic groups within DHS programs.Dr. Apolinario-Wilcoxon is a consistent and powerful voice for health equity and serves on the U of MN/School of Public Health public health administration & policy community advisory board.She enjoys serving as a catalyst for change in the world.