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Staff

Pamela Kurtzman, CEO

650.421 2155 Ext. 202   

Education: BS, Arizona State University; MPH, University of New York at Stonybrook/Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Ms. Kurtzman joined SHD in 2006 to launch the HeartSafe Program and was appointed Director of Healthy Youth Initiatives in 2010. In 2014, she became Director of Grants and Programs before becoming CEO in January, 2018.  As CEO, Ms. Kurtzman leads District efforts to foster health equity– defined as “not simply the absence of disease, but rather the overall quality of life” for all District residents. 

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Pamela Kurtzman, CEO

(650)421-2155 Ext. 202   

Education: BS, Arizona State University; MPH, University of New York at Stonybrook/Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Ms. Kurtzman joined SHD in 2006 to launch the HeartSafe Program and was appointed Director of Healthy Youth Initiatives in 2010. In 2014, she became Director of Grants and Programs before becoming CEO in January, 2018.  As CEO, Ms. Kurtzman leads District efforts to foster health equity– defined as “not simply the absence of disease, but rather the overall quality of life” for all District residents.

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Karen Li, MD, Director of School Health

(650) 421-2155 Ext. 204  

Education:  BS, UCLA; MD, UCSF; Pediatric Residency, Children’s Hospital, Oakland

Dr. Li identifies health and safety needs, provides vision and leadership, and collaborates with school district wellness coordinators and community partners. Prior to working at SHD, Dr. Li was the Wellness Coordinator at Sequoia Union High School District. She brings with her a wealth of medical knowledge and expertise from her former career as a pediatrician.

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Karen Li, MD, Director of School Health

(650)421-2155 Ext. 204   

Education:  BS, UCLA; MD, UCSF; Pediatric Residency, Children’s Hospital, Oakland

Dr. Li identifies health and safety needs, provides vision and leadership, and collaborates with school district wellness coordinators and community partners. Prior to working at the District, Dr. Li was the Wellness Coordinator at Sequoia Union High School District. She brings with her a wealth of medical knowledge and expertise from her former career as a pediatrician.

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Jenny Bratton, Manager of Grants and Programs

(650) 421-2155 Ext. 207   

Education: BA, UCLA; Teaching credential, UCSD; MA, SJSU

Ms. Bratton joined Sequoia Healthcare District in July 2017. Prior to joining SHD, Ms. Bratton spent the last 15 years working in public education, of which the past four years were spent teaching at Woodside High School in the Sequoia Union High School District. Ms. Bratton provides overall support for HSI work and grants programs.

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Jenny Bratton, Manager of Grants and Programs 

(650) 421-2155 Ext. 207  

Education: BA, UCLA; Teaching credential, UCSD; MA, SJSU

Ms. Bratton joined Sequoia Healthcare District in July 2017. Prior to joining SHCD, Ms. Bratton spent the last 15 years working in public education, of which the past four years were spent teaching at Woodside High School in the Sequoia Union High School District. Ms. Bratton provides overall support for HSI work and grants programs.

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Cat Bottini, Sequoia Strong™ Program Manager

(650) 421-2155 Ext. 203  

Education: BS, Santa Clara University; MPH, San Jose State University 

Ms. Bottini brings years of public health and marketing experience to SHD. After completing her BS, Ms. Bottini built a video production company and managed projects for SHD, the Ronald McDonald House, and Jasper Ridge Farm. After completing her MPH in 2017, she managed tobacco prevention projects for Sacramento County and UC Davis. In late 2018, Ms. Bottini returned to SHD and developed our latest initiative, Sequoia Strong™.

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Cat Bottini, Program Manager 

(650) 421-2155 Ext. 203   

 

Education: BS, Santa Clara University; MPH, San Jose State University 

Ms. Bottini brings years of public health and marketing experience to SHD. After completing her BS, Ms. Bottini built a video production company and managed projects for SHD, the Ronald McDonald House, and Jasper Ridge Farm. After completing her MPH in 2017, she managed tobacco prevention projects for Sacramento County and UC Davis. In late 2018, Ms. Bottini returned to SHD and developed our latest initiative, Sequoia Strong™.

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Heidi Stamper, Administrative Executive 

(650) 421-2155 Ext. 201   

Education: BA, technical writing certificate, CSU Chico

Ms. Stamper first joined the District as a member of the Living Healthy team in 2014. Prior to joining SHD, she has worked as a grant writer, software release coordinator, technical writer, event coordinator, convention organizer, and bookkeeper.  In August 2017, Ms. Stamper took on the role of office manager, bookkeeper, and clerk of the Board.  

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Heidi Stamper, Administrative Executive 

(650) 421-2155 Ext. 201   

Education: BA, technical writing certificate, CSU Chico

Ms. Stamper first joined the District as a member of the Living Healthy team in 2014. Prior to joining SHD, she has worked as a grant writer, software release coordinator, technical writer, event coordinator, convention organizer, and bookkeeper.  In August 2017, Ms. Stamper took on the role of office manager, bookkeeper, and clerk of the Board.  

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