2011 Annual Meeting Presentations

Presentations from the CPHA-N Annual Meeting & Scientific Program, May 2011.
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Opportunities and Challenges for Public Health in California

Moderated by Ellen R. Shaffer, PhD, MPH; Co-Director, Center for Policy Analysis

  • The Federal Perspective: Dan Bernal; District Director, Office of Representative Nancy Pelosi
  • Health Care Reform and California: Neal Kohatsu, MD, MPH; Chief, Medi-Cal Policy Section, California Department of Health Care Services
  • What’s in It for Community Clinics and County Health Plans: Arthur M. Chen, MD; Senior Health Fellow, Asian Health Services
  • Prevention and Public Health: Larry Cohen, MSW; Executive Director, Prevention Institute


Commentary: Health Care Reform

  • Political Environment: Ellen Shaffer, PhD, MPH; Co-Director, Center for Policy Analysis
  • Limits of Reform: Cindy Young; Director of Special Projects, California Nurses Association
  • Reform and California Communities: Cary Sanders; Director of Policy, California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

Informing the Institute of Medicine Committee on
Women’s Preventive Services

Moderated by Sheila Proctor, MS, MPH, RN; UCSF, PHND, CPHA-N

  • State of the Evidence for Women’s Preventive Services: Terri Thorfinnson, JD, Chief; Office of Women’s Health, California Department of Public Health Care Services
  • Overview of Women’s and Girls’ Reproductive Service Needs and Challenges: Michael Policar, MD, MPH; Medical Director, UCSF Family PACT Evaluation
  • Challenges to Contraception and Abortion Services: Lupe Rodriguez, Director of Public Affairs, Planned Parenthood MarMonte
  • Impact of Domestic Violence on Women and Girls: Brigid McCaw, MD, MS, MPH, FACP; Medical Director, KPNC Family Violence Prevention Program and Lauren Peters, RN; Service Line Director, North Valley Women’s Health, Kaiser Permanente


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