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Pharmacists (Kaiser)

Officers

Lawrence Louie, PharmD
President (Areas: Baldwin Park, South Bay)
Email: upsc.lawrence.louie@gmail.com
Nancy Magnante, PharmD
Vice President, Ambulatory Care (Areas: Antelope Valley/Kern, Panorama City)
Email: upsc.nancy.magnante@gmail.com
Houry Abajian, PharmD
Vice President, Inpatient (Area: Woodland Hills)
Email: UPSC.houry.abajian@gmail.com
John Pok, PharmD
Vice President, MOPC/CRP (Area: Downey)
Email: upsc.john.pok@gmail.com
Gary Laird, PharmD
Vice President, Outpatient (Area: Orange County)
Email: UPSC.Gary.Laird@gmail.com
Robin Borden, PharmD
Secretary (Area: Riverside)
Email: UPSC.Robin.Borden@gmail.com
Daniel Szeto, PharmD
Treasurer (Areas: Fontana/Ontario)
Email: UPSC.Daniel.Szeto@gmail.com
Arpie Mikaelian, PharmD
Steward Coordinator - North (Areas: Los Angeles, West L.A.)
Email: upsc.arpie.mikaelian@gmail.com
Max Wang, PharmD
Steward Coordinator - South (Area: San Diego)
Email: upsc.max.wang@gmail.com

Contract Specialists

Phoebe Jiang, PharmD
2017 Contract Specialist - South (Areas: Baldwin Park, Fontana/Ontario, L.A., Riverside, San Diego)
Cell: 909-962-9757
Email: upscsouth.cs@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Fred Aziz, PharmD
2017 Contract Specialist - North (Areas: Downey, Orange County, Panorama City, South Bay, West L.A., Woodland Hills)
Cell: 909-962-9750
Email: upscnorth.cs@unacuhcpaffiliate.org

Staff Representatives

Sheri Gotanda, PharmD
Staff Representative (Areas: Baldwin Park, Downey, Orange County, San Diego, South Bay, West L.A.)
Email: Sheri.Gotanda@unacuhcp.org
Dana Hohn
Staff Representative (Areas: Fontana/Ontario, Los Angeles, Panorama City, Riverside, Woodland Hills)
Email: Dana.Hohn@unacuhcp.org
Holly Davenport
Staff Representative (Areas: Antelope Valley/Kern)
Email: Holly.Davenport@unacuhcp.org

Pharmacists (Kaiser) News

Are you joining the 2nd Annual Women’s March in your community this Saturday?

Posted on January 18, 2018

Wear UNAC/UHCP Blue and tag @UNACUHCP on social media! Los Angeles: Downtown LA, 9 am-4 pm Orange County: Santa Ana, 9 am–1 pm First Aid volunteers needed. San Diego: Waterfront Park, 10 am-1 pm March with San Diego Labor Council and our local CLUW chapter. For more information about where we’re meeting at 9:30 am […]

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December 2017 Voice Newsletter: More Attacks on the ACA

Posted on December 11, 2017

This month’s eVoice newsletter featured an article on the continuing attacks on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Also in this issue, St. Francis registered nurses and Beverly registered nurses are at the bargaining table, all Kaiser UNAC/UHCP members are gearing up for negotiations next year, and highlights from our community service program.

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President Denise Duncan Op-Ed: The ACA is Still Under Attack

Posted on October 23, 2017

While the repeal efforts aimed at the Affordable Care Act are over for now, efforts to destabilize the landmark health care law are ongoing. We need to stay focused on the attacks on health care that threaten access to care.

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California Governor Jerry Brown Signs SB 17

Posted on October 10, 2017

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed SB 17 into law. Senate Bill 17 requires drug makers to explain price hikes. UNAC/UHCP strongly supported the landmark drug pricing transparency bill as it made its way through the California legislative process.

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In October, We Celebrate

Posted on October 1, 2017

Join us in celebrating our members whose professions are recognized during the month. Click on the links below to find out more. National Midwifery Week: October 1-7, 2017 American Pharmacist Month: October 2017 Physical Therapy Month: October 2017 Physician Assistant Week: October 6-12, 2017 National Case Management Week: October 8-14, 2017

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AFSCME Family Scholarship 2018

Posted on September 30, 2017

The scholarship program for children of full dues-paying AFSCME members, including UNAC/UHCP members, will award 10 scholarships of $2,000.

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STATEMENT: Senate Republicans Pull Graham-Cassidy

Posted on September 26, 2017

UNAC/UHCP opposed the Graham-Cassidy bill because it would have resulted in a loss of health care access for tens of millions of Americans. Patients and those who care for them deserve better. We hope that leaders in the Senate can now get back to finding ways to stabilize the Affordable Care Act.

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All Eyes on the Senate as Graham-Cassidy Under the Microscope

Posted on September 22, 2017

As we near the close of the budget reconciliation timeline where Senate Republicans may attempt again to vote on an Affordable Care Act repeal bill, all eyes have turned to the Graham-Cassidy bill, the last ditch effort to find 50 votes for repeal. UNAC/UHCP President Denise Duncan, RN, shared her thoughts on the latest repeal […]

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STATEMENT: UNAC/UHCP President Denise Duncan on the Graham-Cassidy Repeal Bill

Posted on September 22, 2017

The Graham-Cassidy bill is yet another incredibly shortsighted health care bill. Patients and those who care for them deserve better.

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Help the Hurricane Irma Recovery

Posted on September 17, 2017

As you know, Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on the people of Florida and its neighboring states — bringing destruction and flooding, leaving millions without power. Our AFSCME sisters and brothers need our help.

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