Speaker Biography
Mitchell H. Katz, MD
Director of Health
San Francisco Department of Health
 
Mitchell Katz, MD has been the Director of Health for the City and County of San Francisco for nine years. He has been with the Health Department for over fifteen years, serving in a number of capacities prior to becoming Director, including Chief of Research for the AIDS Office, Director of the AIDS Office, Director of the Emergency Medical Services Agency, and Director of Health & Safety Branch of the Health Department. He is also Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics at the University of California, San Francisco. He has a primary care outpatient practice at the Positive Healthcare Practice at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH), and also serves as an inpatient medical attending at SFGH and Laguna Honda Hospital.