Mark recently certified as a Connect for Health Colorado Health Coverage Guide (HCG). He is able to help clients apply for health plans and coverage’s available through President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. As a HCG, he speaks to groups on what Connect for Health Colorado can do for them and their families. Also, he is now a Patient Navigator and able to help people who have questions about where to go for medical needs related to the programs that the Center supports. He is also a National Diabetes Prevention Program Life Style Coach. As a Coach, Mark facilitates workshops for participants who have been told by their doctor that they are at risk for diabetes or have taken the: “Are You at Risk for Diabetes” screening test on our website. He recently was trained by the Mental Health Center of Denver to be a Mental Health First Aid USA responder. Mark is able to detect when a person is having mental, emotional, or drug related problems and assist by getting them the help they need.
Since the early 1980’s, Mark has enjoyed rock climbing here in Colorado. He says, “Although I have not been on the rock in some years, I’ve climbed from as far as Boulder Eldorado, Boulder Canyon, and down in Colorado Springs at the Garden of the Gods and up to Devils Tower in Wyoming”. Mark also enjoys writing and doing spoken word in the community. He enjoys tennis, bicycle riding, and going dancing.
Mark is looking forward to the 2014 year and beyond!