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Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Office of Women's Health
3400 Aerojet Avenue, Third Floor
El Monte, CA 91731
Phone: (626) 569-3850
Fax: (626) 288-9335
Email: owh@ph.lacounty.gov
Why Gender Matters

Presentations & Resources from the October 5, 2010 Community Dialogue

Discussing health care reform utilizing a gender lens to ensure that the implementation of this landmark legislation will address health
disparities that exist among women in Los Angeles County and ultimately serve to improve health outcomes by beginning  the
development of concrete strategies and recommendations to ensure that women's health is recognized, prioritized and protected as Los
Angeles County begins to implement health care reform.

Why Gender Matters - Imagining the Future, Learning from the Past

       Bobbie Wunsch, MBA, Partner,
       Pacific Health Consulting Group
       Creating a Culture of Coverage

Panel 1:    Opportunities for Women's Health in Health Care Reform

       Moderator: Sue Dunlap, Co-CEO
       Planned Parenthood Los Angeles

       Tracy Weitz, PhD, MPA, Assistant Professor
       Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences,
       UCSF School of Medicine
       Opportunities for Women's Health in Health Care Reform      

       State Assembly Member Burt Margolint (Ret.),
       President of The Margolin Group, Inc

       Holly Mitchell, CEO
       Crystal Stairs, Inc.

       Marisol Franco, Director of Policy and Advocacy
       California Latinas for Reproductive Justice

      

Panel 2:    Challenges to Women's Health in Health Care Reform

       Moderator: Louise McCarthy, MPP, Co-CEO
       Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

       Susan Berke Fogel, JD, Director
       National Health Law Program
       Challenges for Women's Health in the Affordable Care Act

       Beatriz Solis, PhD, MPH, Director
       Healthy Communities (South Region)
       The California Endowment

       Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, MPH, Director & Health Officer
       Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

       Crystal Crawford, JD, CEO
       California Black Women's Health Project


WEBSITE RESOURCES, PROGRAMMATIC ACTIVITIES AND TOOLS

Community Dialogue Collaborators
                                                                     

Black Women for Wellness
http://www.bwwla.org

California Black Women's Health Project
http://www.cabwhp.org

California Latinas for Reproductive Justice
http://www.californialatinas.org

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Office of Women's Health
http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/owh

National Health Law Project
http://www.healthlaw.org

Planned Parenthood Los Angeles
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/los-angeles/

The Saban Free Clinic
http://www.thesabanfreeclinic.org/

Other Health Care Reform Resources

California Healthcare Foundation
http://www.chcf.org

California Coalition for Reproductive Freedom
http://reproductivefreedomca.org/

California Health Advocates
http://www.cahealthadvocates.org

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
http://www.cms.gov/

Coalition of Communities of Color
http://coalitioncommunitiescolor.org

Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
http://www.ccalac.org

Having Our Say Coalition
http://www.cpehn.org/havingoursay.php

Health Access
http://www.health-access.org

Health Care for America NOW!
http://healthcareforamericanow.org

Health Reform in Action - The White House
http://www.whitehouse.gov/healthreform

Insure the Uninsured
http://www.itup.org/

Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
http://www.lachamber.com

National Association of Women Business Owners
http://www.nawbo.org

National Cervical Cancer Coalition
http://www.ncc-online.org

National Health Equity Coalition
http://www.nationalhealthequitycoalition.org

Raising Women's Voices
http://wwww.raisingwomensvoices.net/

The California Endowment
http://www.calendow.org/

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - Health Care
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/healthreform/

Western Center on Law and Poverty
http://www.wclp.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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