- Perinatal Origins of Disparities (POD) Center
Anna Rosenbaum, MSW, MPH is an experienced health program manager who is passionate about eliminating disparities in perinatal health and improving access to equitable, whole person health care.
Anna has successfully developed, implemented, monitored, and evaluated a wide array of health programs and initiatives in diverse communities across California since 2002. Her work has focused on issue areas including: maternal child health and infant mortality prevention; reproductive and sexual health; adolescent health and youth development; nutrition education and obesity prevention; comprehensive cancer control; and trauma-informed patient care.
Anna grew up in Oakland, California. She has a BA in Politics from UC Santa Cruz and a Master’s in Public Health and Master’s in Social Work from the University of Washington. In addition to years of health program management, Anna has served as a volunteer birth doula, foster parent, and board member for organizations serving young children and their families. She current works as the Program Coordinator of the UC Davis Perinatal Origins of Disparities (POD) Center, supporting researchers, students, health providers, and community partners in the essential work of understanding and addressing the perinatal origins of disparities.
Anna has lived in Sacramento since 2011 and now resides in the Pocket with her two feisty children, husband, overeager husky/shepherd mix, and extended family members.