Paula Wilhelm, Senior Policy Analyst

Paula is responsible for SUD-focused legislative and policy efforts, including activities related to the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System, SUD prevention, youth SUD treatment, and the implementation of federal managed care and parity regulations by county alcohol and drug programs. She assists in staffing CBHDA’s SAPT and Medi-Cal policy committees.  


Phone: (916) 556-3477 ext. 1120


Previous Employers

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Office of the Region IX Director)

California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Care Safety Net Institute (CAPH/SNI)

Women’s Community Clinic (San Francisco)

Feminist Women’s Health Center (Atlanta)



MPP/MPH, UC Berkeley


Awards/Achievements/Community Service

Board Member, Broadleaf Health and Education Alliance