Susan Watson, MPH
Susan Watson is the Program Director for the CA4Health community of practice to advance chronic disease prevention and health equity across California. She also works on projects with local health departments on accreditation and strategic planning and managed PHI’s Community Transformation Grant Initiative. Her career has prioritized working on issues related to equity, community health, and the elimination of racial and ethnic disparities. Previously, Watson worked at Regional Asthma Management and Prevention (RAMP) on asthma disparities, and at the University of California, San Francisco and California Department of Public Health, Sexually Transmitted Control Branch on reproductive health issues. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Bayview Hunters Point Foundation for Community Improvement. Watson holds a master’s in public health from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University.