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PDA Reno Hosts Chuck Duarte of the Community Health Alliance

  • 4635 Longley Lane Reno, NV, 89502 United States (map)

PDA Reno is proud to host guest speaker Charles Duarte. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Community Health Alliance (CHA), a non-profit federally qualified health center with six fixed health center sites in Washoe County as well as mobile dental programs and a Women Infants and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program in the area. CHA serves more than 30,000 unduplicated patients annually. 
Mr. Duarte has also served as a Medicaid administrator: 12 years in Nevada and 3 years in Hawaii. Mr. Duarte has an undergraduate degree in medical technology and an MBA from the University of Hawaii. 

PDA Reno is also thrilled to have Theresa Bohannan speak. 
Theresa is a Senior Policy Analyst in Juvenile Law Program at the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ). At NCJFCJ, she has worked on projects related to juvenile dependency mediation, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), Juvenile Drug Courts (JDC), and children in court. Currently, Ms. Bohannan has been working on the School Justice Partnership Project, where she provides training and technical assistance to local jurisdictions interested in reducing the number of school-based arrests and referrals to the juvenile justice system. Before this joining NCJFCJ, Ms. Bohannan was the Maternal and Child Health Epidemiologist at the Nevada State Health Division for the Bureau of Child, Family, and Community Wellness. Ms. Bohannan received her Master of Public Health degree the University of Nevada, Reno and has previously been an instructor there within the Community Health Sciences Department. Ms. Bohannan is the mother to an adorable 2-year, who has a severe congenital heart defect. She recently got very active in fighting to save the Affordable Care Act!
We are excited to have these two great speakers and ask that you please RSVP so that we can plan for enough chairs.