PHC Staff

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Alecia Sanchez, Interim CEO

Alecia Sanchez is Interim CEO of Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC). She previously served as a lobbyist for the California Medical Association (CMA), where she led successful advocacy efforts to remove non-medical exemptions for school vaccination and to pass a historic package of anti-tobacco legislation. Alecia also serves as  Senior Vice President of Executive Management at CMA.

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Anita Charles |(916) 551-2056

Anita Charles is the Senior Project Coordinator at PHC. As the staff lead for the Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO), she coordinates the annual NEPO Summit and manages PHC's Medical Student Community Leadership Grant Program. Anita has developed relationships with over 40 Ethnic Physician Organizations across California and has coordinated activities and events aimed at public health improvement and physician education. In addition to her work at PHC, Anita serves on the Board of Directors for the Health and Life Organization, Inc.

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Jill Scott |(916) 551-2566

Jill Scott is  PHC's Project Coordinator. She manages the Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education (AWARE), a long-term statewide effort to promote the appropriate use of antibiotics. Jill also manages PHC's donor communications and coordinates project-related activities and events.