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Committee Staff

Health Committee Staff

Rosielyn Pulmano, Chief Consultant
 

Judith Babcock, Senior Consultant
Scott Bain, Principal Consultant
Lara Flynn, Principal Consultant

Kristene Mapile, Principal Consultant
Marissa Kraynak, California Council on Science and Technology Fellow

 

Patty Rodgers, Lead Secretary
Marshall Kirkland, Secretary

                                  Consultant Policy Assignments

Rosielyn Pulmano

Judy Babcock

Scott Bain

Lara Flynn

Kristene Mapile

Budget coordination

 

Children's Health 

FamilyPACT / infant health / birth defects pupil health / pediatric care / WIC program / Genetic Disease Screening Program / school nutrition

 

Pharmaceuticals / Pharmacy/ Dietary Supplements 

High-priced specialty drugs/CURES

 

Public Health 

contagious & infectious diseases/ vaccines and immunizations/  HIV/AIDS / STDs /

chronic diseases / cancer / obesity / diabetes / hypertension / prevention / drinking water / environmental health / bioterrorism / health disparities

 

 

Alcohol/Drug programs

 

SUD/Opioids

 

Dental & Denti-Cal

 

Cannabis/Prop.64

 DPH only
 

Mental/Behavioral Health

State hospitals / Autism / county services / Prop. 63 / suicide prevention/ Developmental Disabilities

 

Medi-Cal/Drug Medi-Cal

Eligibility & enrollment / provider rates/ MCO tax /Fraud / federal issues / disproportionate share hospitals / waivers / dual eligible / long term care integration / Rx drugs / specialty mental health / health homes / coverage & benefits / CBAS /federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) / rural health centers (RHCs)/ GHPP / CHDP/ CCS /

 

County health services / COHS/Indigent care

 

Medi-Cal Managed Care

 

End-of-life

 Advance directives / hospice / palliative care / right to die

 

Emergency Medical Services

 

Health Workforce
 Workforce diversity / training programs / loan repayment / scope of practice / medical technicians

 

Hospitals/Health Facilities

 Community clinics/Charity care / Licensing /Seismic/Staffing requirements / OSHPD/

 Trauma /hospital related EMS /

 Health care districts/surgical centers

 

Nursing Homes

 (licensing only)
 

Reproductive health

 

Organ donation

 

Tobacco control

 Proposition 99/  Tobacco Tax

Exchange

 Insurance Market / CalHEERS

 

Health insurance
 Managed care, pharmacy

 

Insurance Mandate Bills

 California Health Benefits Review Program (CHBRP) / Essential Health Benefits (EHBs)

 

Medicare

 Insurance regulation

 

 

Medical Privacy

 HIPAA/CMIA

 

Transparency of health care information

 Quality improvement / telehealth / health information technology

 

Marissa Kraynak

Food safety / Food Labelling / Nutrition

 California Retail Food Code (Excluding: children's nutrition)

 

Biotechnology / Stem cell research

 Proposition 71 /cloning / genetics / emerging therapies

 

Laboratories

 CLIA / Lab Field Services (X-ray, CT) / medical devices

 

Vital Statistics

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