Rachel McLean, MPH, is the Chief of the Office of Viral Hepatitis Prevention for the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), where she has worked since 2008. Previously, she worked in criminal justice policy for the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in Oakland, California and the Council of State Governments Justice Center in New York, New York. While completing her Master of Public Health degree in Baltimore, she collaborated with Power Inside to complete a needs assessment among women in the Baltimore City jail. She also founded the Drug Overdose Prevention and Education (DOPE) Project and spent four years working with homeless youth in San Francisco. Her service for NVHR is advisory only; CDPH does not take public positions on or endorse any products, budgets, candidates, or legislation.