1 HEALTH REFORM: WHAT COMES NEXT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH? Iowa Public Health Association February 11, 2011
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3 Capt. Jose Belardo, JD, MSW Captain (CAPT) Jose Belardo is a career officer of the United States Public Health Service (USPHS). He is currently serving as the Acting Regional Health Administrator (RHA). His professional education is as follows: Bachelor s (1988) and Master s Degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University (1990); Master s of Science Degree in Administration (Specialization: Health Care Administration) from the University of Maryland (1999); and a Juris Doctorate, (Specialization: Health Care Law) from the University of Baltimore School of Law. As the Acting RHA, CAPT Belardo is the principal federal public health leader for Region VII. He has the overall responsibility for managing five programs: Office of Minority Health, Office on Women s Health, Office of Population Affairs, Regional Resource Network for HIV/AIDS Capacity Building, and the Medical Reserve Corps. Prior to serving in his current capacity, CAPT Belardo served as the Deputy RHA for nearly three years. Before joining OPHS, he was the Director of the Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program in the DHHS Health Resources and Services Administration s (HRSA). The Healthy Tomorrows Program began in 1989 as a collaborative grant program funded and administered by HRSA s Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) in partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Its purpose is to stimulate innovative community-based programs that employ prevention strategies to promote access to health care for mothers and children nationwide. Before joining Healthy Tomorrows, CAPT Belardo served as a Program Director in the Division of Perinatal Systems and Women s Health. He was the Program Director for 12 urban and rural Healthy Start (a national initiative created to reduce infant mortality rates in targeted areas) sites. Prior to joining the USPHS, he served as a Medical Service Corp Officer in the U.S. Army. While in the Army, CAPT Belardo served as the Administrator for several family-centered, community-based programs at different military installations within the United States. He also served as the Chief Mental Health Officer while deployed to Somalia, Africa during Operation Restore Hope.
4 Don Hoppert Don Hoppert is the Director of Government Relations at the American Public Health Association (APHA), the oldest public health association in the country. In this role, he leads the association's government relations and legislative advocacy activities on a variety of legislative issues including health reform, environmental health, funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, injury control and prevention and physical activity, nutrition and obesity. He also served as Director of Federal and Congressional Affairs at APHA from 1998 through From , Don was a public policy and public affairs consultant in San Francisco, CA where he worked for both corporate and nonprofit clients on a variety of public policy issues, including prescription drug access, tobacco control, and emergency health services. Don served as a Congressional aide to U.S. Representative Sherrod Brown from 1994 through He advised Representative Brown on several legislative issues including the environment, financial services, education and crime and judicial matters. He received a BA in Environmental Policy and Analysis from Bowling Green State University.
5 Craig Martinez, DrPH, MPH Craig Martinez is a Health Policy Advisor in the Majority Health Policy Office of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, first under the Chairmanship of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy and currently under the Chairmanship of Senator Tom Harkin. His legislative portfolio on the HELP Committee includes issues relating to public health, prevention, health disparities, mental health, HIV/AIDS, and public health preparedness. Dr. Martinez holds a Doctorate in Public Health degree and Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science degree from Stanford University. Dr. Martinez has over fifteen years of experience working with a number of nonprofit organizations and health care providers that offer community and clinical preventive services to predominantly low-income, communities of color in the San Francisco Bay Area and the greater Washington D.C. region.
6 Anne Kinzel, JD Anne Kinzel served as the Coordinator of the Iowa Legislative Health Care Coverage Commission in , where she provided the Commission with policy and analytical guidance to increase the availability of health insurance coverage to all Iowans, and to support the enactment of state legislative health care reform priorities and successful implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of In addition to her duties with the Commission, Anne is a research contract administrator at Iowa State University. Since 1988, Ms. Kinzel has been involved in healthcare as a hospital general counsel, a public health policy specialist, and as a healthcare reform researcher and advocate. She has taught healthcare law and policy to medical and allied health professional students in California, Iowa, and worldwide via the Internet. Ms. Kinzel is currently an adjunct faculty member at Des Moines University. Through research, legal work and consultation, Ms. Kinzel has helped to shape healthcare access policy in Iowa and California. She has authored four major studies on healthcare access in Iowa, and has made numerous presentations to policy-makers and the public on healthcare access, the economic effects of rising healthcare costs, and the status of the US healthcare system. Anne received her J.D. from San Joaquin College of Law in Fresno, California, an M.A. from Iowa State University, and a B.A. from the University of California, Davis. Anne Kinzel speaks three languages, English, French and Healthcare which allows her to take arcane health policy concepts and translate them into language that consumers, voters and policy makers can appreciate and use.
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