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Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division

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​Innovation is key at MCAH, as demonstrated by its innovative structure that includes a division-wide Communications and Outreach Unit. The Team is comprised of communications specialists whose collective backgrounds include journalism, public relations, marketing, advertising and legislative analysis across nonprofits, corporations, small businesses and government agencies. In addition to communications expertise, the Team brings a wealth of experience in health care and county-state partnerships, which enables them to serve in the best interest of the State as well as Local Health Jurisdictions across all of California. ​​

Julie Rooney

Julie Rooney
Chief, Outreach and Communications
Phone: 916.322.2661
Email: julie.rooney@cdph.ca.gov

Joyce Mansfield
Joyce Mansfield
Communications Specialist
Phone: 916.341.6716
Email: joyce.mansfield@cdph.ca.gov
Erica Root
Erica Root
Communications Specialist
Phone: 916.322.2661
Email: erica.root@cdph.ca.gov
Nicolette Ricker
Nicolette Ricker
Communications Design Specialist
Phone: 916.650.0330
Email: nicolette.ricker@cdph.ca.gov
Christopher Borges
Christopher Borges
Health Program Specialist II
Phone: 916.650.0336
Email: christopher.borges@cdph.ca.gov
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