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Roger Doughty is executive director of Horizons Foundation, a San Francisco-based organization serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community through grant-making, strengthening of LGBT organizations and leadership, and increasing philanthropic giving. Doughty was most recently the executive director of Horizons Community Services in Chicago, the Midwest's largest LGBT social service and advocacy organization. During his tenure, Doughty led the organization's expansion into the Chicago LGBT Community Center.

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Robert M. Veatch, Ph.D., is Professor of Medical Ethics and the former Director of the Kennedy Institue of Ethics at Georgetown University. He also holds appointments as Professor of Philosophy and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Georgetown Medical Center. He is the Senior Editor of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal and a former member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Patricia Erwin is program manager for Newcomers Health Program, a clinic-based, community health program serving refugees and immigrants in San Francisco since the late 1970s. Newcomers Health Program is run by the San Francisco Department of Public Health in collaboration with the International Institute of San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital's Refugee Medical Clinic, Bay Area Community Resources and Ocean Park Health Center. Health services are provided via community collaborations and a range of clinic- and community-based programs.

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Olivia Fe is founder and executive director of the Latina Breast Cancer Agency, a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization offering services and support for Latinas diagnosed with breast cancer. The dynamic, community-based organization works to address the unique breast health needs of Latinas. The women served by LBCA are primarily Latinas who are monolingual, Spanish-speaking, underinsured and underserved.

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Nayan Shah is an associate professor of history at UCSD. Shah has expertise in the history of public health and medicine, the history of race, ethnicity and gender in the U.S. West, the history of the experiences of Asian immigrants to the United States and Canada in the 19th and 20th centuries, and the historical context of gender and sexual identities in the United States. Shah writes about the individual topics and intersections of health, ethnicity, culture, and gender and sex in U.S. hstory.

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Swords to Plowshares is a veterans' rights organization seeking is to heal wounds and restore dignity, hope and self-sufficiency to San Francisco Bay Area veterans as well as reduce homelessness and poverty among veterans. Founded in 1974, Swords to Plowshares is a community-based, nonprofit organization that provides counseling and case management, employment and training, housing and legal assistance to veterans in the Bay Area. It promotes and protects the rights of veterans through advocacy, public education and partnerships with local, state and national entities.

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María Jimenez is director of support programs for Mujeres Unidas y Activas, a San Francisco-based grassroots organization that works toward social justice and immigrant rights in the Latino community. The organization has offices in San Francisco and Oakland, and membership consists of over 300 Latina immigrants.

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Ms. Macchia received her J.D. from Golden Gate University and her B.A. from Mills College. Her professional experience includes 25 years of health care management experience, beginning in 1980 with health care labor relations in San Francisco and transitioning to managed care in 1984, when she became national director of provider relations and subsequently national development counsel for Maxicare Health Plans. She served as director of health plans for the University of Southern California for a dozen years.

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Dr. Chafetz's areas of interest include severe and persistent mental disorders, treatment outcomes of psychosocial interventions, medical co-morbidity, co-occurring substance use disorders, primary care, services research, life history methods, family caregivers, psychosocial rehabilitation, wellness models, community treatment, and disparities in treatment of the mentally ill. Dr. Chafetz serves as a clinical supervisor of the Wellness Training Program, located at the Oasis Self Help Program in San Francisco.

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Dr. Lisha Wilson is medical director of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. Clinics in San Francisco and Oakland. She has worked extensively with HIV/AIDS patients in the African-American community, especially women. Wilson formerly served as chief of the division of HIV services at Highland General Hospital in Oakland. She is board-certified in internal medicine and completed her residency at Highland General Hospital in 1993. She received her M.D. from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

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