2015 Projects

The University of California at Berkeley School of Public Health
Center for Health Leadership (CHL) 2015 Fellows present:


The 2015 Fellows Consulting Project Presentations
Friday, April 10, 2015
9:00am - 12:00pm

150 University Hall, UC Berkeley School of Public Health


On April 10, 2015 the Center for Health Leadership Fellows Consulting Teams discussed what it meant to "lead from where you are." They shared the results of their year long consulting projects with these local public health organizations:


Consulting Project Teams: 

Center for Care Innovation (CCI) Team
Storytelling to share and spread the Center for Care Innovation's work in the health care safety net system utilizing design thinking principles.


  • Beth Keolanui (Health Policy and Management MPH)
  • Darcy Craig (Maternal and Child Health MPH)
  • Nima Beheshti (Public Health and Nutrition MPH)


California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Team
Developing a promotional toolkit and protocol for the spread of the Bedsider text message reminder system to Title X clinics throughout California to increase completion of the HPV vaccination series, utilization of birth control, and STD screening.


  • Andy Chau (Health Policy and Management MPH)
  • Chantal Hildebrand (Health and Social Behavior MPH)
  • Meghan Hatfield (Infectious Disease and Vaccinology MPH)
  • Rachel Blythe (Environmental Health Sciences MPH) 


California Emerging Infections Program (CEIP) Team
Creating a road map to implement electronic laboratory reporting at CEIP


  • Dan Hudes (Health Policy and Management MBA/MPH)
  • Stephanie Liu (Infectious Disease and Vaccinology MPH)
  • Whitney Jemison (Health Policy and Management MPH)


Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA) Team
Collaborating across agencies in order to advocate for overlooked HIV+ immigrant populations within Alameda County


  • Annie Alexandrian (Health and Social Behavior MPH)
  • Maggie Crosby (Maternal and Child Health MPH)
  • Shya Castillo (Health and Social Behavior MPH)


Hunters Point Family (HPF) Team
Collaborating with Hunters Point Family, a grassroots organization working with young people in Bayview Hunters Point in San Francisco, Ruvani, Laura, and Victoria facilitated the creation of a meaningful definition of wellness for their young people and catalyzed the implementation of trauma-informed wellness strategies for their programs.


  • Laura Coelho (Health and Social Behavior MPH)
  • Ruvani Fonseka (Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Management and Planning MPH/MSW)
  • Victoria Benson (Health and Social Behavior MPH) 


San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) Team
Developing a Plan Do Study Act (PDSA) Toolkit to improve the warm hand-off process at SFDPH's Community Based Clinics


  • Eric Fischer (Health Policy and Management MPH)
  • Jennifer Nakata (Health/Health and Social Behavior MSW/MPH)
  • Kevin Lee (Health and Social Behavior MPH)


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