Please join us on Wednesday, Sept 20, 2017. Our featured speaker will be Ellen Bauer, M.P.P, Ph.D.
“The Health of Seniors in Sonoma County”
We meet at the Finley Center, 8:45am – 10:30am for breakfast, networking, and education.
Ellen Bauer is the Public Health Division Director for the Sonoma County Department of Health Services. Prior to this assignment, she was the founding manager of Health Action, a coalition of diverse community leaders convened by the Health Department to identify priority health issues in Sonoma County and to offer leadership to implement initiatives and policies to create a healthier community.
Before coming to Sonoma County, Dr. Bauer had over 20 years of experience designing and implementing national and community-level health program evaluations. She has led research and evaluation on a wide range of health issues, including sales of sodas in schools, asthma, long-term care services and insurance, and implementation and outcomes (quality, utilization and cost) of managed Medicaid for both acute and long-term care services.
She earned a BA in Economics from Stanford, a Masters of Public Policy, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of California at Berkeley, and a Ph.D., Health Services and Policy Analysis, University of California at Berkeley. She was also awarded several pre- and post-doctoral fellowships from the National Institute on Aging and the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.