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James A. Crouch

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James A. Crouch

Executive Director
California Rural Indian Health Board
health of Native Americans in California
Cherokee Nation health
health care services for Indian tribes of California
cultural competency in health care
rural Indian health


James A. Crouch is executive director of the California Rural Indian Health Board. He is a member of the Cherokee Nation and overseas a multi-funded tribal organization providing direct health care services, technical assistance and advocacy to more than 45 tribes in California. Crouch received a bachelor's degree from the School of International Services at American University in Washington, D.C., and earned a master's in public health at the University of California, Berkeley. Crouch is affiliated with the National Rural Health Association Board, Office of Technology Assessment advisory panel on Indian health, Indian Walk-In Center in Utah, California Department of Health Services multi-cultural taskforce and workgroup on cultural competency, and state Office of Statewide Health Planning council on primary care training. He served as a founding board member of The California Endowment and was a delegate to the Cherokee Nation Constitution Convention.

4400 Auburn Blvd. 2nd Floor
Sacramento  California  95841
United States
Office Phone: 
(916) 929-9761
Office Fax: 
(916) 929-7246


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