ACT 2021: Legislative Lobbying
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for our 2nd workshop covering the AAP-CA advocacy priorities, how you can be involved, and skills to influence policy, including a background on the legislative cycle, overview of reviewing bills, writing letters, how to provide expert opinion to AAP-CA and further lobbying/advocacy.
Meet our Speakers
Phyllis Agran MD is a pediatrician and professor emeritus (on recall) UC Irvine, Department of Pediatrics, and Institute for Clinical & Translational Research. She founded the Child Injury Prevention Research Unit at UCI focused on translating research into policy, such as the CA Mandatory Child Passenger Restraint Law. She is former member of the Executive Committee, National American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Injury & Violence Prevention (COIVPP) and chairs the AAP-OC COIVPP. She invests in mentoring the next generation of health professionals. Dr. Agran received her BA degree from UC Berkeley, master’s degree in Biology from Boston University, an MPH from Harvard University, and medical degree from UC Irvine.