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Region IX: RHEC Members


Region IX: Regional Health Equity Council Members
Kidest Babi Geriatric Nurse
Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center CA 323-226-3638
Robert Beltran Senior Medical
Latino Med Policy Institute CA 323-728-7232 ext.2155
AJ Chen President Activ3p Inc. CA 650-283-4091
Arthur Chen Family
Physician/Senior Fellow
Asian Health Services CA 510 388-4999
C. Rocco Cheng Corporate Director Prevention and Early Intervention Services, Pacific
CA 626-926-6168 x 168
Teddy Fang Community Organizer Asian Week Foundation CA
Robert Guerrero Chief Office of Border Health, Office of the Director,
Arizona Department of Health Services
AZ 520-770-3110
Bill Imada Chairman, Joint
Committee on Public Health
CEO, IW Group, Inc. CA 310-289-5500
Hope MacDonald LoneTree Tribal Relations
Enrolled Member of the Navajo Nation AZ 928-679-0726
Vickie M. Mays Professor University of California - LA CA 310-206-5159
Zipatly Mendoza Office Chief Arizona Health Disparities Center, Arizona
Department of Health Services
AZ (602) 542-2909 or
(602) 542-1219
Shene' Onye-Bowie Executive Director California Healthy Kids Resource Center

After School Resource Centers
CA 510- 670-4586
Elizabeth Ortiz de Valdez, President and CEO Concilio Latino de Salud, Inc. AZ 602-285-0970,
602-478 5090 (cell)
David Pryor West Coast Medical
NBC Universal CA 818-777-8150
Kelvin Quan Chief Administrative Officer On Lok Senior Health Services CA 415-292-8318
Cheryl Scott Chief Medical Officer Central Neighborhood Health Foundation CA 404-630-9635
Betty Smith Williams President Emerita National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse
Associations (NCEMNA)
CA 323-294-4676
Maile Taualii Assistant Professor University of Hawaii HI 808-956-7231
Melva Thompson-Robinson Executive Director Center for Health Disparities Research, School of
Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada Las Vegas
NV 702-287-1847
Grace H. Ting Director, Health
WellPoint, Inc. Health Equities and Cultural
Linguistic Program Office
CA 310-824-3613
Debra Toney Director of Nursing Nevada Health Centers, Inc. NV 702-597-3858
Krishnaswami Vijayaraghavan Governor Arizona Chapter of the American College of
Bonnie Wheatley Principal Zephyrus Group, LLC CA 510-652-3256
Calvinia Williams President and CEO Lupus of Nevada Inc. NV
Peter Wong Research Director Asian and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of
California (APIDC)
CA 310-428-2885

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