Southern California Welcome Panel Discussion
Wednesday, October 9 | 9:00 am-10:30 am Wednesday, October 9
Ying-Ying Goh, MD, MSHS
Director and Health Officer, City of Pasadena Health Department
Dr. Ying-Ying Goh is the Director and Health Officer of the City of Pasadena Health Department. Dr. Goh was appointed the city health officer in 2015 and was named director in 2019. Previously, Dr. Goh served as the Medical Director for Programs and Research as the Pasadena Public Health Department, as well as clinical pediatric practice. Dr. Goh earned her medical degree from Stanford University and a master's degree in Health Services from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd
Director, Los Angeles County Public Health Department
Dr. Barbara Ferrer is the Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, a role in which she has served since 2017. Overseeing a budget of $1 billion and a workforce of over 4,000 employees, Dr. Ferrer leads the agency tasked with promoting health and preventing disease among the county's 10 million residents. Previously, Dr. Ferrer served as the Chief Strategy Officer for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Executive Director of the Boston Public Health Commission, among other key public health and education leadership positions. Dr. Ferrer earned a PhD in Social Welfare from Brandeis University and master's degrees in Public Health from Boston University and in Education from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Kelly Colopy, MPP
Director, City of Long Beach Health & Human Services Department
Ms. Kelly Colopy is the Director of the City of Long Beach Health & Human Services Department, overseeing over 40 programs in public health, family and homeless services, and housing. Ms. Colopy has previously served in leadership roles in human services, mental health, and community services in Utah. Ms. Colopy earned her master's degree in Public Policy from Duke University.
Lunch Plenary
Wednesday, October 9 | 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
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Infectious Disease Prevention and Control: The New York City Experience
Thursday, October 10 | 9:00 am-10:30 am
Jennifer Rosen, MD
Director, Epidemiology & Surveillance
New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Closing Plenary
Thursday, October 10 | 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
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