A core team with more than 100 years of experience in health workforce development at the Public Health Institute (PHI) are supporting the day-to-day work of the Commission.

This management team provides design, planning, and research support for the Commission, the Technical Advisory Committee and related workgroups in order to develop an actionable statewide health workforce plan for California.

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Kevin Barnett, DrPH, MCP
Co-Director, Management Team, California Future Health Workforce Commission
Senior Investigator, Public Health Institute

Jeffrey Oxendine, MBA, MPH
Co-Director, Management Team, California Future Health Workforce Commission
Founder and CEO, Health Career Connection


Andrew Broderick, MA, MBA
Co-Director, Center for Innovation and Technology in Public Health, Public Health Institute

Holly Calhoun
Research Associate, Public Health Institute

Janet M. Coffman, MPP, PhD
Associate Professor of Health Policy, University of California, San Francisco
Faculty, Healthforce Center at UCSF

Roza Do, MPH, MCP
Project Management Consultant

Katherine A. Flores, MD
Director, UCSF Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research
Associate Clinical Professor, University of California, San Francisco

Kim Mayer, MSSW
Behavioral Health Subcommittee Lead
Director of Workforce Development, California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions

Veronica Mijic
Program Manager, Public Health Institute

David Panush
President, California Health Policy Strategies, LLC

Diane Rittenhouse, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Health Policy
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, San Francisco

Melissa Schoen, MBA, MPH
Primary Care & Prevention Subcommittee Lead
Principal, Schoen Consulting

Rona Sherriff
Consultant, RLS Consulting

Abigail Stavros
Administrative Assistant, Public Health Institute

Lisa Williams
Healthy Aging & Care for Older Adults Subcommittee Lead
Director, Community Engagement & Strategic Partnerships, UnitedHealthcare