Arizona Coalition for a State & National Health Program
HB 2677 introduced by Minority Leader Phil Lopes (Link)
Joshua Freeman, M.D.
Dr. Josh Freeman, now based in Tucson, is professor emeritus at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, where he served as the Alice M. Patterson MD and Harold L. Patterson MD Professor and Chair of the department of family medicine from 2002-2016, and was also professor in the departments of preventive medicine and public health and of health policy and management.
Dr. Freeman was a Fulbright Scholar in São Paulo, Brazil in 2003 and served nationally as Treasurer of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine and the Association of Departments of Family Medicine. He received STFM’s highest honor, the Recognition Award, in 2006. He served as a member of the board of trustees of Roosevelt University in Chicago, as assistant editor of the journal Family Medicine, and also on the board of Southwest Boulevard Family Health Center in Kansas City, KS. He publishes the widely read blog, Medicine and Social Justice, and in 2015 published his book, “Health, Medicine and Justice: Designing a fair and equitable healthcare system.”
George Pauk, MD
Dr. Pauk received his medical degree was from the University of Iowa, and postdoctoral training was at Gorgas Hospital in Panama, U. of Iowa, and Harvard Medical School. He resides in Phoenix. His experience includes, research and practice of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, and teaching medical students and nurse practitioners. He has served in positions on the staff of the University of Maine, the National Institutes of Health, and the University of Texas.
Local Unions Endorsing HR676
- National Nurses Organizing Committee — Arizona
- Pima Area Labor Federation, Tucson, AZ