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Pasadena Public Health Department Director Will Address Pasadena Rotary Club In Open-to-the-Public Meeting

Published on Oct 24, 2021

Dr. Ying-Ying Goh

Dr. Ying-Ying Goh, Director of the Pasadena Public Health Department and the City’s Health Officer, will be guest speaker Wednesday, October 27, at the weekly meeting of the Pasadena Rotary Club, at 12 p.m.

The meeting will be both in person at the University Club of Pasadena, at 175 N. Oakland Ave., as well as live on Zoom.

Dr. Goh is a board-certified pediatrician. She previously served in various roles at the Health Department, including Health Officer and Deputy Director, and Medical Director for Programs and Research, securing grant funding and managing programs addressing chronic disease, including improving health outcomes for seniors with diabetes and also childhood obesity prevention.

Her professional experience includes clinical pediatric practice, management of a California Endowment task force to improve healthcare access and quality in Los Angeles County, and community-based participatory research to improve nutrition and physical activity for youth.

Dr. Goh earned a BA degree in Public Policy at Stanford University, her MD degree at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and a Master of Health Services Research Degree from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. She completed pediatric residency training at Children’s Hospital Boston at Harvard University, and Boston Medical Center at Boston University.

Reception for the live in-person event opens at 11:45 a.m.

To reserve your spot, RSVP by email to Lunch is $35.

At this time, Pasadena Rotary will honor and comply with the standards set by the University Club. Masks are required for all individuals, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated, except when actively eating or drinking. Only members or guests with proof of vaccination or proof of COVID negative test within 48 hours of the noon meeting may attend.

To join via Zoom, visit The meeting ID in 845 8332 4183 and the pass code is 073016a.

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