Rea Pañares

Chief Operating Officer

Oakland, CA

Area of Expertise

Policy Advocacy, Health Systems Transformation, Health Equity, Public Health, Philanthropy.

MHS, Health Policy & Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health; BA, Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of California – Berkeley



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In her role as Deputy Chief of Strategy and Impact, Rea works with the Strategy & Impact team to organize and align strategic priorities, help ensure S&I’s work and resources are coordinated effectively, and reinforce Alluma's purpose, beliefs, and vision at the center of S&I’s planning and decision-making.

Over the last 20 years, Rea has worked with national organizations focused on health and equity, most recently as the senior advisor at the Prevention Institute. Rea has served in a range of leadership roles at Families USA, Grantmakers In Health, National Business Group on Health, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.