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/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

We know that when we get it right, collaboration will allow us to embrace new viewpoints into the complex problems we want to solve, attract more partners, create new frameworks to guide action, and achieve bolder goals.

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

As we look at our world and all of its complex challenges, it’s clear that we need not only more funding and support for what matters, we also need different solutions and approaches. Thankfully,...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

December 14, 2017 I visited Ojai recently with my wife and we decided to go to Sunday service in Spanish at a nearby church. The congregation was beautifully diverse and incredibly welcoming. We...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

The Trump Administration's decision to end DACA is an inhumane act that impacts all of us and stymies progress.

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

Given the results of the recent election, we don’t yet know what changes we will encounter on the road ahead. What we do know is that our mission has not changed, and our resolve remains undiminished...

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I recently had the opportunity to travel to Cuba for an educational trip with my fellow board members at Grantmakers in Health and the Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC). I was thrilled...

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Our hearts go out to the victims, families, and community of San Bernardino. The San Bernardino County Public Health Department has been – and remains – a steadfast partner in our mission to ensure...

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This summer marks five years since I first stepped into my role as president and CEO of Blue Shield of California Foundation. At the time, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was just being signed into law...

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If you have ever seen the movie The Princess Bride , you know that it is an epic adventure that has a little bit of everything - revenge, miracles, and true love. You also know that the protagonists...

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