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Region 9

Acting Regional Health Administrator:  Betsy Thompson, M.D., Dr.P.H.

Address: 90 7th Street, Suite 5-100, San Francisco, CA 94103
Office Number: 415-437-8096
Fax Number: 415-437-8004

RHA Biography

Dr. Betsy Thompson is the Acting Regional Health Administrator for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health in Region IX and a Captain in the U.S. Public Health Service. Dr. Thompson has considerable experience in multiple facets of the health field. She has worked as a clinician in underserved areas; a medical epidemiologist, a health services researcher and Branch Chief for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Chief Medical Director for a health plan; and Chief Medical Officer for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Regional Office in San Francisco. Dr. Thompson is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine. She also holds a master’s in public health and a doctorate in health policy. Throughout her career, Dr. Thompson has focused on health care quality and access with an emphasis on prevention. 

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Content created by Assistant Secretary for Health
Content last reviewed on October 6, 2015