Kitzhaber appoints Mike Bonetto as Healthcare Advisor

December 15, 2010 -- Governor-elect John Kitzhaber has named Michael Bonetto, PhD, MPH, as his senior healthcare policy advisor.
“I’m extremely honored to have been chosen and am looking forward to working with Governor-elect Kitzhaber,” Bonetto said.
Currently, he is vice president of business and community development at St. Charles Health System in Bend, and is the president and co-founder of HealthMatters of Central Oregon.
He also serves on the Oregon Health Policy Board, the Deschutes County Public Health Advisory Board and is a board member of Volunteers in Medicine/Clinic of the Cascades.
Bonetto receives a doctorate in health policy and a master’s degree in public health from Oregon State University. He also holds a master’s degree in science from California State University, Fullerton and a bachelor’s degree from Occidental College.
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