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Enrique Chiock

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Enrique Chiock

President and Chief Executive Officer
Breathe California of Los Angeles County
cleaner air initiatives in California
lung health programs and policies for Los Angeles County
treatments for lung-related diseases and breathing-related conditions
creating new smoke-free environments


Enrique Chiock is president and CEO of Breathe California of Los Angeles County, a nonprofit organization working to promote clean air initiatives. Formerly known as the American Lung Association of Los Angeles County, Breathe California of Los Angeles County is part of a new statewide effort to advance lung-health programs and policies that best serve and involve local communities. Through its commitment to research, education and advocacy, Breathe California of Los Angeles County works with local communities, elected leaders, business leaders and the health education community to increase awareness of the causes and treatments for lung-related diseases and breathing-related conditions. The organization also partners with organizations to combat asthma and create more smoke-free environments.

5858 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 300
Los Angeles  California  90036
United States
Office Phone: 
(323) 935-8050
Office Fax: 
(323) 935-1873


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