Jeffrey B. Caballero, M.P.H., is AAPCHO’s Executive Director and has been with the organization since 1993. In this capacity, Mr. Caballero advocates for programs and policies that increase access to high-quality, comprehensive community health care services that are culturally and linguistically appropriate. He has overall authority for all AAPCHO programs, finances, and operations and serves as chief spokesperson for the organization.
Mr. Caballero participates on numerous national committees that address issues affecting Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders, such as tuberculosis, hepatitis B, diabetes, and cancer. His work experience encompasses a variety of fields, from grassroots organizing, health education, to bone marrow transplant and primary health care. He has played leading roles in the development of several national plans to reduce health disparities, including Eliminating Hepatitis B in Asian Pacific Islander Communities, Utilization of Health Information Technology to Eliminate Health Disparities, and Development of Patient Centered Medical Homes.
Currently, Mr. Caballero is nationally serving as founding co-Chair of Hep B United, Immediate Past-Chair of the American Diabetes Association’s Legislative & Regulatory Sub-Committee, and a founding member of the Protecting Immigrant Families Coalition.
Mr. Caballero received his bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry/Cell Biology from the University of California, San Diego, and his Masters in Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles. He lives in the Bay Area, California with his wife Corrina and two daughters.