Mark Ghaly

Deputy Director for Community Health for the LA County Dept of Health Services

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Mark Ghaly is the newly appointed Deputy Director for Community Health for the LA County Dept of Health Services. He is a pediatrician by training and recently moved to Los Angeles from San Francisco. His role at the Dept of Health Services focuses on how community resources and community efforts can help build a stronger and richer health services delivery system in the safety net. He has a particular focus on strengthening the service delivery network in South Los Angeles. Dr. Ghaly is also working to enrich the health care services provided to youth in the juvenile detention system and for children within the County's child welfare system.

Prior to his current position, Dr. Ghaly was the medical director at a San Francisco Dept of Public Health Clinic called Southeast Health Center in the Bayview Hunters Point community. He currently sees patients at the Juvenile Halls and Camps throughout the Los Angeles County. Dr. Ghaly attended Brown University and received his MD and his MPH in health policy from Harvard University. He completed his residency in pediatrics at UCSF.

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