Aviva Woog is Manager of CommUnity Connections, a CommUnity Impact program at WellCare Health Plans of NJ. In this role she is responsible for developing and implementing partnerships focused on creating opportunities to sustain the social safety net and invest in community programs that affect social determinants of health and overall health outcomes of vulnerable populations throughout NJ. With over ten years’ experience in government sponsored managed care industry that services vulnerable populations Aviva has also been committed to focus on programing and advocating that the needs and services of the family caregivers be included in the model of care that benefits the members that WellCare serves. Before returning to WellCare, Ms. Woog has held positions within Community Relations at Amerigroup Community Care, WellCare and Healthfirst NJ.
Ms. Woog has demonstrated her commitment to strengthening the health of communities in NJ within the healthcare industry. During that time she has received awards and honors from the YWCA of Essex and West Hudson, Mutual of America Foundation, Concerned Black Nurses Organization, Black Infant Mortality Reduction Resource Center and the March of Dimes. Ms. Woog has also participated in roundtable discussions on Caucus NJ with Steve Adubato and on public programing for Cablevision. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Raritan Bay Area YMCA in Perth Amboy. She resides in West Orange, NJ with her son Joshua Barak Irvin.