Amy Mikkelsen holds her Master of Public Health degree from the University of Utah. She has worked in public health for over 12 years, primarily in prevention, education and collaboration with community partners.
She is a Primary Prevention coordinator at the Utah Department of Health and a subject matter expert in suicide prevention. In this role, she supports both statewide and local efforts to build capacity to catalyze comprehensive suicide prevention across Utah. Mikkelsen’s goal is to create sustainable change to reduce suicide rates and shift the conversation around suicide and mental health.