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Peter Long

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Peter Long

President and Chief Executive Officer
Blue Shield of California Foundation
Expertise: 
health care access for underserved Californians
grant-making to programs working to increase health care access
affordable health care
health policy consulting

Biography

Peter Long is the president of the Blue Shield of California Foundation. Previously, he was senior vice president for executive operations at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. He also was the director of research and planning at The California Endowment. He was promoted to that position after serving as senior program officer for the Endowment's Access to Health program, the arm of this grant-making organization that works to increase access to quality, affordable health care and services for the state's underserved populations. Prior to joining The California Endowment, Long served as an independent health policy consultant for local and national clients, including the Medi-Cal Policy Institute, Partnership for Prevention, and Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured. He also served as a senior health policy analyst for The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and as a legislative analyst for the National Progressive Primary Health Care Network in Cape Town, South Africa. Long also has been published in numerous reports and publications covering a variety of health care and policy issues. Long holds a master's degree in health science from Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health and earned his doctorate in health sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles.

50 Beale Street, 14th Floor
San Francisco  California  94105
United States
Office Phone: 
(415) 229-6080

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