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Christine Smith
Public Policy Coordinator

Profile | Christine Smith has a Masters in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco with a concentration in health care. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. Previously, she worked at the California Rural Indian Health Board as an Associate Health Policy Analyst, and prior to that at Sierra Health Foundation as a Program Assistant working with the Respite Partnership Collaborative and the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund projects. Prior to that, Christine worked as the Community Affairs Coordinator at the California Consortium for Urban Indian Health (CCUIH) where she worked on policy and advocacy issues specific to California urban Indian health programs. Christine’s work at CCUIH included in-depth data analysis to prepare clinics for Affordable Care Act implementation as well as work on the CCUIH California Legislative Tracker. Christine also has experience in political policy and opposition research and worked as a Research and Communications Analyst on the John Callahan for Congress campaign in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and as a Research Analyst at VR Research in Oakland, California.