Chief Medical Officer, Indian Health Council, Inc.
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Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Dr. Dan Calac, MD, FAAP, has served as Chief Medical Officer of the Indian Health Council, Inc. located near San Diego, California since 2003. He was raised on the Pauma Indian Reservation, graduated from San Diego State University, attended Harvard Medical School, and completed his internship and residency at the University of Southern California-Los Angeles County Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program. Dr. Calac is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and is board-eligible in hospice/palliative care medicine. He is a member of the Pauma Band of Luiseno Indians and is actively involved in his community. His professional interests include chronic disease and clinical research. Dr. Calac serves as the Principal Investigator for the California Native American Research Center for Health, which is an National Institutes of Health-funded project providing a platform for community-based participatory research in American Indian communities. Dr. Calac also serves on a variety of committees, including the Health Research Advisory Council for the Department of Health and Human Services, the Committee on Native American Child Health, Cal State San Marcos Foundation Board, and the governance board for the All-Tribes American Indian Charter School.