About the author
Shuka Kalantari is a health and culture reporter living in the Bay Area. She is Outreach Coordinator for KQED Public Radio, where she works with citizen journalists throughout California and produces health-related social media. Shuka’s focus is in health disparities, policy and mental health, with a particular emphasis on Middle Eastern & Latino communities in California. A Philosophy & Spanish Studies graduate from the University of California, Santa Cruz, she received a Masters degree in Multimedia Health and Medicine Reporting from The City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Journalism in 2007. You can read and listen to her stories at shukakalantari.com. View all posts by Shuka Kalantari →
By Mina Kim, KQED Most of us know someone who doesn’t have health insurance. In my case, it’s my little brother, David Kim. David is 29-years-old and recently earned an advanced degree in international relations. He hasn’t been able to … Read More
- California's Health Insurance Exchange Sets Plans, Premiums; No 'Rate Shock'
- Brown Backs State-Run Medi-Cal Expansion
Update 6:42 PM Interview with Nancy Pelosi on Health Care: It was always in the bag KQED’s Jon Brooks posted a full transcript, audio and some commentary (always fun) about Scott Shafer’s interview with Nancy Pelosi. It’s a great overview … Read More
- Local Republican Leader Weighs In: The Discussion is About Taxes Now
- Health Decision Will Have Big Impact on California's Ethnic Communities