Dan Mistak, M.S., M.A., J.D., director of Health Care Initiatives for Justice-Involved Individuals at Community Oriented Correctional Health Services, aims to connect community systems of care to improved health care behind the walls of the jail. In addition to working to change long-standing inequities by improving health and justice policy, he has been a trial attorney and worked with justice-involved individuals regarding the collateral consequences of their justice involvement. Mr. Mistak established the first medical–legal partnership for victims of crime and justice-involved individuals in the U.S. He holds a juris doctorate from the UC Berkeley School of Law and master’s degrees in genetics/cell biology and philosophy from Washington State University. He is admitted to practice law in California and Hawaii.
Director of Health Care Initiatives for Justice-Involved Individuals, Community Oriented Correctional Health Services