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Jul 30, 2009 |

THE CALIFORNIA ENDOWMENT APPOINTS NEW COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA PROGRAM OFFICER

LOS ANGELES (July 30, 2009) – The state’s largest, private health foundation today announced the appointment of Mary Lou Fulton to serve as the foundation’s Communications and Media Program Officer. Fulton, who has 20 years of experience as an innovator...
Oct 26, 2010 |

THE CALIFORNIA ENDOWMENT APPOINTS MARLON CUELLAR AS PROGRAM MANAGER FOR HEALTH SYSTEMS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 26, 2010) – The California Endowment today announced the appointment of Marlon Cuellar as program manager for Health Systems under the foundation’s 10-year, multi-million dollar Building Healthy Communities (BHC) plan. BHC...
Oct 05, 2009 |

The California Endowment Appoints East Salinas Program Officer for its 10-Year Building Healthy Communities: California Living 2.0 Initiative

LOS ANGELES (October 5, 2009) – The state’s largest, private health foundation today announced the appointment of Lauren Padilla-Valverde, a seasoned Graduate Health Sciences Program Director, clinician and grass-roots organizer, as program officer for...
Jun 30, 2009 |

THE CALIFORNIA ENDOWMENT APPOINTS EAST OAKLAND PROGRAM OFFICER FOR 10-YEAR BUILDING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES: CALIFORNIA LIVING 2.0 INITIATIVE

OAKLAND, Calif. (June 30, 2009) – The state’s largest health foundation today announced the appointment of Sandra Davis as program officer for East Oakland under The Endowment’s 10-year Building Healthy Communities: California Living 2.0 initiative....
May 20, 2009 |

The California Endowment Appoints Chief Investment Officer of Kapor Capital to Board of Directors

LOS ANGELES (May 20, 2009) –  The California Endowment, a private, statewide health foundation, today announced the appointment of Stephen DeBerry, M.B.A., Chief Investment Officer for Kapor Capital, as a Board member  effective April 14,...
Jun 01, 2009 |

The California Endowment Appoints Central Long Beach Program Officer for 10-Year Building Healthy Communities: California Living 2.0 Initiative

LOS ANGELES (June 1, 2009) – The state’s largest health foundation today announced the appointment of Sandy Chiang, MPH, as a program officer for Central Long Beach under The Endowment’s 10-year Building Healthy Communities: California Living 2.0 initiative....
Aug 27, 2009 |

THE CALIFORNIA ENDOWMENT ALLOCATES $4 MILLION TO STATEWIDE GROUPS FOR CENSUS 2010 TO MAXIMIZE FEDERAL REVENUES FOR CALIFORNIA

LOS ANGELES (August 27, 2009) – To ensure that every Californian is counted in the 2010 U.S. Census,  the state’s largest, private health foundation today announced that it will make $4 million in grants towards a statewide campaign that will promote...
May 07, 2009 |

Stockton's Community Relations Officer Appointed Senior Program Officer for The California Endowment

LOS ANGELES (May 7, 2009) – The California Endowment – a private, statewide health foundation – today announced the appointment of Christine C. Tien, M.P.P, J.D., as a senior program officer to serve South Sacramento for the foundation’s 10-year, multimillion...
Feb 04, 2009 |

Southern California Legislative Districts Have Most Uninsured Children

California Congressional District 45, Senate District 32 and Assembly District 80 have highest percent and number of uninsured children, according to new legislative district data from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.   Los Angeles...
Apr 20, 2010 |

SOCIAL JUSTICE ADVOCATE APPOINTED TO THE CALIFORNIA ENDOWMENT’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

LOS ANGELES (April 20, 2010) – The state’s largest, private health foundation today announced that Shan Cretin, a longtime social justice and health care quality advocate, has joined its board of directors effective April 13, 2010. Cretin serves as the...
Apr 20, 2010 |

RETIRED BANK OF AMERICA EXECUTIVE APPOINTED TO THE CALIFORNIA ENDOWMENT’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 20, 2010) – The state’s largest, private health foundation today announced that Adrienne Y. Crowe has joined its Board of Directors effective April 13, 2010. Crowe, who is active in the nonprofit community, is a retired Bank...
Apr 28, 2009 |

Report Provides New Vision for L.A. County Healthcare Safety Net; Emphasis on Financial Sustainability and Quality Improvement

The Reopening of Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital a Focus of the Report   LOS ANGELES (April 28, 2009) – A new report released today by the Los Angeles Healthcare Options Task Force recommends that L.A. County should form a Healthcare Planning...
Apr 06, 2009 |

Prioritzing Prevention and Improving Community Health Discussed at Fifth in Series of Regional White House Forums on Health Reform at The California Endowment

LOS ANGELES (April 6, 2009) – Today, The California Endowment’s President and CEO Robert K. Ross, M.D., emphasized the need for an increased focus on prevention efforts outside of the clinical arena and increased investments to build community...
May 04, 2009 |

Past President of Ford Foundation Elected to The California Endowment's Board of Directors

LOS ANGELES (May 4, 2009) – The California Endowment today announced the election of Susan V. Berresford, past president of the Ford Foundation, to its Board of Directors effective April 14, 2009. Berresford currently works at The New York Community...
Aug 31, 2010 |

Obesity, diabetes epidemics continue to grow in California

Diabetes prevalence jumps 26 percent A majority of adults in California are obese or overweight, and more than 2 million have been diagnosed with diabetes, according to a new study from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.    Both...
Aug 23, 2010 |

Number of uninsured in California counties grew during recession

A new fact sheet from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research provides detailed county-by-county estimates of the number of California residents who have lost health insurance during the economic downturn.    Following on a statewide...
Jun 30, 2010 |

NEW RESEARCH SHOWS NEIGHBORHOODS HAVE A MAJOR INFLUENCE ON THE HEALTH OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN, LATINO BOYS AND YOUNG MEN

Unhealthy communities directly contribute to African-American and Latino boys suffering worse health outcomes than their white peers; Researchers point to need for comprehensive, community-based solutions   Oakland, CA (June 30, 2010) – New research...
Sep 17, 2009 |

New Research Shows Direct Link Between Soda and Obesity

DAVIS, CA, SEPTEMBER 17, 2009 … While health officials have long suspected the link between obesity and soda consumption, research released today provides the first scientific evidence of the potent role soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages play...
May 27, 2010 |

New Report Highlights Strategies to Improve California’s Juvenile Justice System

50% of youth detained by counties have suspected or diagnosed mental illness; 75% have substance abuse disorder Sacramento, CA (May 27, 2010)  - The California Endowment issued a report today highlighting the results of a four year initiative...
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