The Adolescent Health Working Group has a small team in place that works to improve health equity so that all youth ages 11 to 24 in California and beyond have unimpeded access to comprehensive, youth-centered, and culturally-based healthcare.

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Adam Chang
Steering Committee, AHWG
Executive Director, Oasis Legal Services

Adam is a dedicated youth advocate with a broad background that includes 17 years of nonprofit experience. Adam has served on the board of ACLU Hawai`i and its Youth Affairs Committee while earning his law degree. Adam also worked as a legal advocate for the Medical-Legal Partnership for Children (MLPC) in Hawai`i, whereby legal professionals partnered with pediatricians to provide comprehensive care to caregivers and children. He has organized dozens of community panels that require relationship building with student-led groups, nonprofit organizations, universities, small businesses, and corporations. Adam is an experienced educator and has created youth curricula on topics of LGBT history, gender diversity, HIV prevention, civil rights, and leadership development. Adam has worked directly with refugee and asylee populations in resettlement and employment support and currently serves as the Executive Director of Oasis Legal Services, a nonprofit supporting LGBTQ+ immigrants.

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Justin Clark
Interim Deputy Director, AHWG
Principal and Co-Founder, Social Change Consulting

Justin (he, him) has more than twenty years of nonprofit experience, with expertise in online fundraising, digital communications, and data management. His work with AHWG is focused on implementing communications strategy, sharing AHWG’s work, and amplifying the work and stories from community partners. Justin is the co-founder and principal of Social Change Consulting, a small company that supports nonprofit organizations. Over the last ten years, he has worked with many nonprofits that focus on public health, LGBTQI+ advocacy, racial justice, education, environmental protection, and gender equity and inclusivity.

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Lisa Mihaly, MS, RN
Steering Committee, AHWG
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Nursing
Principal Nursing Faculty, UCSF School of Medicine, Division of Pediatrics

Ms. Mihaly is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCSF School of Nursing and principal nursing faculty for the Leadership Education in Adolescent Health program (UCSF School of Medicine, Division of Pediatrics). Her current faculty practice is at the UCSF Teen and Young Adult Clinic. She has been practicing since 2004, with a focus on underserved populations, reproductive health, young adults and adolescents. Her areas of interest include risk reduction in high-risk adolescents, health education of young adults newly responsible for managing their own health needs, intimate partner violence, and the impact of racism on education and provision of health care. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she worked for 15 years in the public policy arena, advocating for low-income and high-risk children and families at local, state and federal levels — including work with the Children’s Defense Fund and the Family Violence Prevention Fund (now Futures without Violence). She received an undergraduate degree in European history from Harvard College and RN and MS (family nurse practitioner) degrees from UCSF. Outside of work, she can often be found cooking, reading novels, hiking, and knitting (rarely simultaneously).

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Tiffany Lambright, MPH, MS, RN, PNP
Steering Committee, AHWG
Nurse Practitioner at Mills College and Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCSF School of Nursing

Ms. Lambright is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Assistant Clinical Professor at the School of Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco with expertise in the intersection of adolescent development and sexual/reproductive health. As a clinician, she has worked in the public health care systems of Los Angeles, San Mateo and San Francisco counties. Her current practice is at the Children’s Health Center of San Francisco General Hospital, where she cares for adolescents and foster youth. Previous to becoming a medical provider, Ms. Lambright worked with youth in San Francisco in various capacities including through the SFUSD/Wellness Initiative partnership, as well as with several community-based organizations. She joins the AHWG Advisory Board with a history dating back to 2008 of interfacing with the agency and their resources for youth service providers. She enjoys spending time with her family, dancing, and rooting for San Francisco home teams.