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Takashi Wada

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Takashi Wada

Director/Health Officer
Santa Barbara County Public Health Department
access to health care
international health
health of Pasadena residents
communicable diseases
bioterrorism and emergency preparedness
disparities in health care


Dr. Wada started work as the director/health officer for the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department in March 2010. Previously, he was the Pasadena's health officer, and oversaw all health issues that affect Pasadena and all medical services provided by the Pasadena Public Health Department. Services include direct clinical services, disease surveillance and epidemiology, communicable disease control, health policy and promotion programs, environmental health (including restaurant inspections) and bioterrorism and emergency preparedness. Wada has clinical experience in safety net clinics in Los Angeles, Mexico and South America.

300 N. San Antonio Road
Santa Barbara  California  93110
United States
Office Phone: 
(805) 681-5102


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