California Endowment Scholars in Health Policy at Harvard University - Scholars Bios

2010 - 2011


Kimberly Cauley Narain, MD, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor-in-Residence, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA;
Investigator, UCLA Center for Health Advancement, Fielding School of Public Health;
Attending Physician, Iris Cantor UCLA Women's Health Center,
Los Angeles CA


2007-2008


Monica Hau Le, MD, MPH

Medical Director, MassHealth Primary Care Clinician Plan;
Senior Associate Medical Director, Office of Clinical Affairs,
UMASS Medical School, Commonwealth Medicine,
Quincy, MA


2006 - 2007


Preeta Chidambaran, MD, MPH

Physician-Medical Officer, Center for Medicare, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services;
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


2005 - 2006


Esiquio Casillas, MD, MPH

Medical Director of Senior Care Services,
AltaMed Health Services,
Los Angeles, CA



Katherine Elliott, PhD, MPH

Senior Researcher, Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission;
Research Program Specialist, California Department of Social Services;
Sacramento, CA



Kim Rhoads, MD, MS, MPH

Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco;
Director, Office of Community Engagement and Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement,
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center;
San Francisco, CA



Katherine Ruiz-Mellott, MD, MPH

Instructor in Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine,
Boston, MA;
Psychiatrist, Bournewood Hospital,
Brookline, MA


2004 - 2005


Barsam Kasravi, MD, MPH

President and CEO, Anthem Blue Cross CA Medicaid,
Thousand Oaks, CA



Abraham Nobel, DDS, MPH

Community Dentist,
Los Angeles, CA



Richard Nunes, MD, MPH

Chief of Child Psychiatry, Mental Health Administration,
Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System,
San Jose, CA


2003 - 2004


Yvette D. Marquis, DDS, MPH

Dentist, San Francisco Dental Office,
San Francisco, CA



Jeannie Tsai, MD, FAAEM, MPH

Physician, SF Aesthetics and Laser Center,
San Francisco, CA



Wilson Wang, MD, MPH, MPA

Founder and CEO, Walking Doctors;
Pediatric Hospitalist, NYU Langone Health;
Adjunct Professor, College of Global Public Health, New York University;
Attending Physician, NYC Health and Hospitals,
New York, NY


2002 - 2003


Mas'ood Cajee, DDS, MPH

Owner and Dentist, Mas'ood Cajee, DDS, MPH,
Manteca, CA



Muntu Davis, MD, MPH

County Health Officer, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health,
Los Angeles, CA;
Commissioner, First 5 California Commission,
Sacramento, CA


Amal Trivedi, MD, MPH

Professor, Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University;
Staff Physician/Attending Hospitalist, Providence VA Medical Center;
Investigator, Research Enhancement Award Program, Providence VA Medical Center;
Providence, RI