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Advisory Group

The Office of Binational Border Health (OBBH) Advisory Group is composed of 12 members, representing the California Conference of Local Health Officers, local governments, health plans, hospitals, community-based organizations, health consumers, universities, in different geographic regions of, urban, and rural communities in California.  The Advisory Group’s purpose is to support the OBBH mission by developing and monitoring a strategic plan for OBBH to address border/binational health issues.  They also advise the California Department of Public Health Services and the California members of the U.S. – Mexico Border Health Commission on critical health issues.

If interested in becoming an Advisory Group member contact Prisci Quijada, Program Coordinator for more information.

Alberto Colorado
​Patient Advocate
​International Public Health Consultant
​Alvaro Garza, MD, MPH
​Public Health Officer
​California Conference of Local Health Officers
​Barbara Jimenez 
​Director of Central and South Regions 
​San Diego County Health and Human Services
​Blanca Lomelí, MD 
Director of Border Health Initiative
​Project Concern International
​Carmen Nevarez, MD, MPH
​Medical Director and VP of External Relations
​Public Health Institute
​Gilberto Ojeda
Board Member
​Latino Coalition for a Healthy California
​Jim Arriola, MBA 
Chief Operating Officer

​MediExcel Health Plan
​Natalia Jimenez
Director of Communications and Public Affairs

​Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

​Paula Kriner, MPH
Senior Epidemiologist

​Imperial County Public Health Department
​​​Rosemary Johnson, MD
​Medical Community Liaison
​San Diego Medical Society Foundation
​Victor Clark-Alfaro
​Director and Founder
​Binational Center for Human Rights


Meeting Agendas
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