Department of Public Health
About Us

About the Office of Women's Health

The Office of Women's Health (OWH) was established in 1998 to protect, preserve, and advance the health of women in Los Angeles County by
  • Promoting health equity
  • Providing education and promoting resources, programs, and policies that are responsive to women
  • Increasing access to culturally competent, comprehensive health services.


To improve health, health equity, well-being, and access to culturally responsive, comprehensive health services for women in Los Angeles County through county and community collaborations, education, and the promotion of evidence-based programs and policies

Office of Women's Health Staff

Ellen Eidem, MS

Susie Baldwin, MD, MPH
Medical Director

Zoe Phillips, MPH, CHES
Director of Administration, Communications and Programs

Nicolle Perras, MPH, MA, LMFT
Health Program Analyst

Erika Martinez Abad, MPH
Health Program Analyst

Genevieve Pomes, BSN, RN, PHN
Project Manager

Katie Chun, MA, PhD
Research Analyst

Fred Dominguez
Research Analyst

Annie Pham, MPH
Program Manager

Carmen Zapata Diaz, MPH
Health Educator

Viviana Criado, MPA
Project Manager, Los Angeles Alliance for Community Health and Aging (LAACHA)

Gladys Edwards

Mari-Ellen Long
Intermediate Typist Clerk

Contracts Unit

Angela Boger
Program Manager
Laurle'ta Williams
Contract Administrator
Linda Hamill
Contract Administrator
Martha Chono-Helsley, MA
Health Program Analyst
Yeira Rodriguez, MPH
Health Program Analyst
Carol Chow
Program Assistant

Women's Health Policy Council

Serving as advisers to the Office of Women's Health is the Women's Health Policy Council (WHPC), which consists of community leaders, clinicians, service providers, health advocates, and public- and private-sector representatives

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