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Kaiser Media Fellowships Program 2001-2002

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

2001/02 Kaiser Media Fellowships Program

Meeting of 2001/02 Fellows and Fellowship program advisory committee
Sunday, May 19-Monday, May 20, 2002

Hotel Accommodations: The Washington Monarch Hotel, 2401 M Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20037

Sunday, May 19
7:00pm: Meet in hotel lobby 7:30pm: Dinner–The Bistro, The Washington Monarch Hotel
(at left of hotel lobby)
Monday, May 20
8:30 am: Meet in hotel lobby; depart by taxi for Kaiser D.C. office
1450 G Street NW, Suite 250, Washington D.C. 20005
9:00 – 12:00am: Overview of American Indian Health Issues and Policies
–Yvette Roubideaux, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor
College of Public Health, University of Arizona; President,
Association of American Indian Physicians 1999-2000 12:00- 1:00pm: Working lunch with 2002 Kaiser Native American Health Policy
Fellows 1:00 – 3:00pm: Media coverage of Native American health issues
–Mark Trahant, Chairman and CEO, Maynard Institute 3:15 pm: Taxi back to the hotel 4:00pm: Meet in hotel lobby: discussion of fellows’ projects 6:45pm: Walk to restaurant
The Melrose Restaurant
The Park Hyatt Hotel (opposite front door of Washington Monarch Hotel)
1201 24th Street/M Street 7:00pm: Working dinner with the advisory committee to discuss fellows’ projects, fellowship program experience, lessons for future selections.


2001/02 Kaiser Media Fellows

  • Raney Aronson, producer, Frontline, New York City
  • Bob Davis, medical and science writer, USA Today
  • Don Finley, science, medicine, and environment editor, The San Antonio Express-News
  • Merrill Goozner, freelance journalist and associate professor of journalism, New York University
  • Andrew Julien, health/medical writer, The Hartford Courant
  • Andy Miller, health care business reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

2002 Kaiser Native American Health Policy Fellows

  • Herminia Frias, Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona; office of Congressman Tom Udall (D-NM)
  • Mark Lebeau, Pit River Indian Tribe; office of Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ)
  • Helen Pootoogooluk, Native Village of Shishmaref in Alaska; Democratic Legislative Staff for the House Committee on Resources

Invited Participants

  • John Hobbs, 2001/2002 Harkness Fellow In Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School/Partners HealthCare System, Inc.; policy manager,
    New Zealand Ministry of Health
  • Rae Lamb, 2001/2002 Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy, Harvard School of Public Health/IHI; senior health correspondent, Radio New Zealand

Kaiser Foundation staff

  • Penny Duckham, executive director, Kaiser Media Fellowships Program
  • Priya Helweg, program manager, Native American Health Policy Fellowships Program
  • Erin Holve, senior policy analyst, Changing Healthcare Marketplace Project
  • Jinhee Pai Kim, program associate, Kaiser Media Fellowships Program



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