Charlotte Ferretti, Ed.D., R.N., WiRED Board Chair
Dr. Ferretti has worked extensively in community health with underserved populations and serves as a resource for WiRED health education programs. After working as a nurse in a variety of healthcare settings, Dr. Ferretti taught at San Francisco State University as a Professor of Nursing for 15 years and directed a school-based state-certified health center. In 2000, as Director of the Marian Wright Edelman Institute at SF State, Dr. Ferretti administered multiple grants related to health care, education and child development, and provided oversight for the Head Start Program in the City and County of San Francisco for 14 years. Dr. Ferretti received her nursing degree from St Vincent’s Medical Center in New York, a master’s degree in nursing from University of California San Francisco and a doctorate from University of San Francisco. Dr. Ferretti continues to be active on the Head Start Board, the local CASA program and the American Academy of Nursing.