Working Families (WFP)
Occupation: Oregon State Representative; Professor Emeritus, OHSU
Occupational Background: Professor and Chair, OHSU, 1990-2000; Director, Kaiser Center for Health Research, 1964- 1995; VP (Research) Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, 1981-1995
Educational Background: Wayne State, BS, MS; Michigan, Ph.D.
Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009); House Committee on Health Care (chair); House Land Use Committee, Human Services Ways and Means Sub-Committee.
Community Service: Metropolitan Public Defenders Board. Past: Northwest Health Foundation Board; Jewish Family and Child Service Board; Intel’s Health Initiative Advisory Board.MITCH GREENLICK… EXPERIENCE THAT PAYS DIVIDENDS FOR DISTRICT 33
“Whether it’s creating jobs, improving health care, protecting school funding, reducing prescription costs, fighting unwanted annexation, protecting the environment, saving passenger rail, solving constituent problems, or defending a woman’s right to choose – I delivered for you in Salem.”
BILLS SPONSORED OR CO-SPONSORED BY MITCH THAT PASSED INTO LAW:
Mitch led the fight for HB 2116 providing health care for 80,000 Oregon children and HB 2009 which created the Oregon Health Authority, the first steps toward reforming Oregon’s health care system.
Other bills Mitch passed curbed annexation powers of Beaverton; reduced hospital-acquired infections, reduced cost of prescriptions, provided capital to stimulate Oregon emerging industries, established Oregon Patient Safety Commission, and improved Oregon’s health care system.
MITCH HAS BEEN EXTREMELY EFFECTIVE HELPING CONSTITUENTS SOLVE PROBLEMS WITH STATE AGENCIES.
HONORED BY BUSINESS, POLITICAL, AND LABOR GROUPS:
Public Health Genius Award (2005) – Community Health Partnership;
Justice for All Award – Northwest Examiner.
2009 Oregon Nurses Association Friend of Nursing Award
2010 McCoy Award – Multnomah County Democrats
Endorsed by: State Police Officers Assn; Oregon League of Conservation Voters; Oregon State Council for Retired Citizens; Oregon State Fire Fighters Council; Stand for Children; Oregon Education Association; Planned Parenthood PAC; Oregon Building Trades Council, Sierra Club; Basic Rights Oregon PAC; NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon PAC; Oregon Health Care Association; OSEA; SEIU; Oregon AFSCME Council 75; Oregon Council of Police Associations; Oregon Nurses Association.
(This information furnished by Mitch Greenlick.)