Svetlana Popova, MD, MPH

California Department of Health Care Services

Every Woman Counts Program

Dr. Popova is a Public Health Medical Officer at the Department of Health Care Services where she oversees clinical interventions for “Every Woman Counts” program. Prior to that (2009-2013), she served as the Principal Investigator for California Colorectal Cancer Control Program and California National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program at the Department of Public Health, where she was also a medical consultant for The Prostate Cancer Treatment Program.

Dr. Popova received her medical degree at the Urals State Medical Academy in Russia in 1996. She completed UC Davis Family and Community Medicine Residency Program in 2006 and 2-year fellowship programs: Women's Health and Primary Care Outcome Research at UC Davis Health System and received her MPH degree from UC Davis in 2008.

Dr. Popova was involved with many international projects funded by CDC, USAID and John Hopkins University in the area of Medical Education, Reproductive, Maternal and Infant Health. She served as a Director of Patient Services at the American Medical Center in Kiev, Ukraine.

Her area of interest are Preventative Medicine, Women's and International Health and improvement of health care delivery for Russian-speaking immigrants in US.