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Dr. Erica Oberg Appointed New Director of CHPL
Erica B. Oberg, ND, MPH, is the newly appointed director of the Bastyr University Center for Health Policy and Leadership effective September 1, 2012. While assuming the post with CHPL, Dr. Oberg will continue her role as assistant research professor./p>
Dr. Oberg earned the bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Colorado, the doctorate in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University and a Master in Public Health from the University of Washington. She has experience as a researcher, clinician and policy advocate.
The Bastyr University Center for Health Policy and Leadership (CHPL) is a nonpartisan, University-based center dedicated to advancing the understanding of health policy and leadership issues. The Center:
- Creates on-campus and external opportunities for participation in "essential, generative conversations."
- Hosts prominent scholars and health practitioners in discussion-oriented events.
- Provides a forum for scholarly research on health policy and leadership issues.
- Encourages citizens to actively participate in public affairs through experiential programs.