Legislative Affairs Committee
The Legislative Affairs Committee is responsible for keeping itself informed from all available sources regarding all legislation at the state level that affects the field of occupational health regarding proposed legislation and regulations in all member states of WOEMA. The Committee is expected to communicate information regarding such legislation and regulatory activities to the President and Board of Directors. Members shall be assigned by the President to represent WOEMA in submission of testimony when governmental agencies or a state legislature request information or testimony from the profession of Occupational Medicine. Members also shall be assigned to testify before governmental agencies or a state legislature whenever regulation or legislation affecting any aspect of the practice of occupational medicine being proposed for adoption or passage. WOEMA may at times employ a lobbyist to support the efforts of this Committee.
Chang Na, MD, MPH, FACOEM
Dr. Na is the Chief of Service for the Occupational Medicine Department at Kern County Kaiser Permanente. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Occupational Medicine. Dr. Na completed her residency training in Internal medicine and fellowship in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital. She also received her Masters in Public Health from Yale School of Public Health.