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Advisory Committee on Minority Health - Committee Members

Winston F. Wong, M.D., M.S., FAAFP

Medical Director, Community Health;
Director, Disparities Improvement and Quality Initiatives
The Permanente Federation
Kaiser Permanente

Chairperson, Advisory Committee on Minority Health

A graduate of the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, Dr. Winston Wong serves as Medical Director, Community Health, Kaiser Permanente. Kaiser Permanente is the nation’s largest prepaid, multidisciplinary health care provider, comprising nearly 12 million members, a physician group of 18,000, and 200,000 employees.

Dr. Wong is responsible for developing partnerships with communities and agencies in advancing population management and evidence-based medicine, with a particular emphasis on safety net providers and the elimination of health disparities. A former Captain of the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service, Dr. Wong plays a number of leadership roles as a board member and advisor to groups, such as the California Endowment, the School-Based Health Alliance, the UCLA Center for Health Equity, the National Academy of Medicine, the National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians, and the Western Clinicians Network.

Dr. Wong was profiled as a “Face of Public Health” in the American Journal of Public Health and has published in the Permanente Journal and JAMA. In 2016, he was appointed as an advisor to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on minority health. Dr. Wong has received leadership awards from Asian Health Services, the National Minority Health Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, and the California Primary Care Association.

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