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Castulo de la Rocha

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Castulo de la Rocha

President and Chief Executive Officer
AltaMed Health Services Corp.
Expertise: 
Latino health, civil rights, health disparities, health services management

Biography

Castulo de la Rocha, J.D., is president and chief executive officer of AltaMed Health Services Corp. in Los Angeles. He has been a community health leader for more than two decades. He is a member of the executive committee of the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California; the Latino Issues Forum; AIDS ACTION; the "I Have a Dream Foundation," and the National Association of Community Health Centers, Inc. He previously has served on the board of Governors of L.A.Care Health Plan, as a corporate board member of Blue Shield of California, regional chair of the Surgeon General's Hispanic/Latino Health Initiative, and as a trustee of the Los Angeles Orthopedic Hospital Foundation. Mr. de la Rocha's success in providing affordable and accessible health care to Latinos and the underserved has earned many commendations, including the U.S. Surgeon General's Gold Medallion for Public Health in 1992; the 1995 Community Service Award from the American Diabetes Association; the 1995 Significant Achievement Award from Chicanos for Creative Medicine, and the 1996 VNA Vantage Award from the Visiting Nurses Foundation. He holds a Juris Doctorate from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley; a B.A. in political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a certificate in management from Stanford University.

AltaMed Health Services Corp.
500 Citadel Drive, Suite 490
Los Angeles  California  90040
United States
Office Phone: 
(323) 725-8751

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