Denise Pines joins the board of the National Minority Health Association

Denise Pines
Former President of the Medical Board of California brings extensive experience in the fight for health equity for minority communities

OWINGS, Md. - Marylandian -- Today, the National Minority Health Association announced that the immediate Past President, Medical Board of California, and former longtime CEO of the Tavis Smiley Group, Denise Pines has joined the National Minority Health Association board of directors.

Denise Pines is an experienced senior leader with a demonstrated history of working in the medical practice industry. Skilled in nonprofit organizations, government, sales, entrepreneurship, and event management. Denise is a strong business development professional with a Master of Business Administration focused in International Business from John F. Kennedy University.

Denise is co-author of FemAging: HealthTech Report ( and Founder of the new Wise Pause Lifestyle summit (, Executive producer of the award-winning film, "PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in School" ( an example of her stellar career of producing informative and empowering events and media programs.

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Denise is also the Co-Founder of "Hot Flash Tea" by Tea Botanics ( It's a custom brand of teas for hormonal balance and wellness, and that menopause doesn't need to be a time of endless suffering for women.

Along with the National Minority Health Association, Denise sits on the Martin Luther King Community Hospital Foundation board and serves in leadership positions in the California University of Science and Medicine (CUSM) School of Medicine, the Triple Step Toward the Cure, and the Taiwan Tea Manufacturers Association.

"We are honored to have someone of Denise' caliber, talent and expertise as a board member," said Burgess Harrison, Executive Director of the National Minority Health Association.

About NMHA.  The National Minority Health Association, founded in 1988 by Dr. David L. Dalton, Chairman, and CEO of Univec Conglomerate Inc.(UNVC), achieved its initial mission of ensuring the establishment of Offices of Minority Health in all 50 states. Today the NMHA is adding to its mission and deploying new programs that utilize patient-centered, value-based care, and new ways of enhancing care to patients where they are, lowering costs, and improving outcomes for minority and underserved communities.  Find out more visit  Become a member of the NMHA Health Equity Action Leaders network (HEAL) and join the fight for health equity.  Find out more about our partnership with

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