San Diego Medical Society Foundation Welcomes New Staff Member

San Diego, CA, August 13, 2012 --( The San Diego County Medical Society Foundation (SDCMSF) announces the appointment of Carmel Valley resident Francesca Mueller as Program Director, responsible for supervision of Project Access San Diego, the Foundation’s flagship program. Mueller is the former Project Manager at the Center for the Promotion of Maternal and Infant Health at the University of California, San Diego, and previously held the position of Advocacy and Communications Manager at the “Health Care for All New York” Coalition in New York. Mueller obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science in Public Health from New York University.

According to SDCMSF Executive Director Barbara Mandel, “We’re very excited about the addition of Francesca to our SDCMSF staff. She brings with her extraordinary community health advocacy skills and experience working with projects funded by the National Institutes of Health as well as expertise in monitoring programs administered under significant grants from organizations such as the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She will be an integral member of our team who also has direct experience addressing women’s and children’s health issues through her hands-on work as a Clinical Assistant that will be instrumental in furthering the mission of our Text4baby program outreach efforts.”

SDCMSF was founded by the San Diego County Medical Society in 2005 to address the unmet healthcare needs of uninsured and underinsured San Diego County residents. The Foundation focuses on increasing healthcare access, improving health education and prevention, and supporting physicians and medical students to improve the quality of care in the community.

For more information, contact the San Diego County Medical Society Foundation at or (858) 300-2777.
San Diego County Medical Society Foundation
Eva Stimon