champions of california

Sandra Witt: Health equity advocate committed to advancing a California where everyone has the opportunities they need to be healthy

Willi McFarland: Architect of HIV/AIDS interventions and prevention policies in San Francisco

Anthony Iton: Builder of partnerships to create healthy low-income communities in California

Susan Desmond-Hellmann: Powerful innovator of precision public health with a lifelong mission of improving the human condition

Sarah Krevans: Sutter Health President and Chief Executive Officer

Richard J. Jackson: Leader who changed environments, including built environments, to protect health

Rena J. Pasick: Founder of a diversity training program that has encouraged hundreds of minority master’s students to pursue doctorates

Rajiv Bhatia: Health systems innovator who pioneered the use of open data to transform public policy

Patricia B. Crawford: Scholar and marshaler of resources to confront America’s childhood obesity epidemic

Michael E. Bird: Former APHA president dedicated to closing the healthcare gap for Native Americans