Join us for a Special Web Forum for California Applicants and Sub-Recipients Responding to the current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) State and Local Prevention Opportunities.

The work-group organized by The California Endowment to help foster coordination and collaboration around responses to the current CDC State and Local Prevention Funding Opportunities is pleased to invite you to a special Web Forum that will provide valuable insights, resources and ideas that can add value to all proposals with the goal of maximizing the funding and community impact across California.


Patricia Erwin, MPH

Deputy Director, Community Health Equity & Promotion Branch

San Francisco Department of Public Health

San Francisco, CA

Patricia Erwin has been with the San Francisco Department of Public Health for over 16 years, currently as Deputy Director of the Community Health Equity and Promotion Branch within the Population Health Division. In this role, she oversees a team of health educators and other public health professionals who implement…

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George Flores, MD, MPH

Program Manager, Prevention

The California Endowment

Oakland, CA

Dr. Flores is a Program Manager for The California Endowment’s Healthy California Prevention team. His work focuses on grant-making to improve health and equity through community-based prevention and a transformational health workforce. His strategies involve strengthening the public health system, linking primary care and community-based prevention, and fostering cross-sector collaboration to…

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Caitlin Morley, MSc

Community Wellness Program Coordinator

Toiyabe Indian Health Project

Bishop, CA

Caitlin Morley is the Community Wellness Program Coordinator at Toiyabe Indian Health Project (TIHP). She works with 9 Paiute and Shoshone Tribes in Inyo and Mono Counties using community strategies to support healthy eating, active living, and commercial tobacco-free lifestyles. TIHP received a CTG capacity building award in the fall of 2011…

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Jessica M. Núñez de Ybarra, MD, MPH, FACPM

Chief, Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention Section, Chronic Disease Control Branch, Division of Chronic Disease & Injury Control

California Department of Public Health

Sacramento, CA

Jessica M. Núñez de Ybarra is a physician and public health medical officer at the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) working as Chief of the Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention Section since October 2012.

She is Board Certified in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine and a Fellow…

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Robert Ogilvie, PhD

Vice President, Strategic Engagement

ChangeLab Solutions

Oakland, CA

Robert Ogilvie serves as the Vice President for Strategic Engagement at ChangeLab Solutions. Over the past 20 years he has worked extensively in community development and planning to help improve low- and middle-income neighborhoods.

Prior to joining ChangeLab Solutions, he served as a faculty member in the Department…

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Genoveva Islas, MPH

California CTG Project Coordinator

Public Health Institute

Oakland, CA

Genoveva Islas was born in Fresno, California and grew up in small rural communities of the San Joaquin Valley; her parents were farm laborers.  She is the first in her family to attend college and graduate with an advanced degree.  She earned a Bachelors of Science in Health Science with…

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