(Dr. George Fareed selected)….The Doctor is a Family Medicine Specialist with Pioneer’s Memorial Healthcare District, an affiliate of Scripps Health.

Dr. Fareed was one of 26 healthcare providers in the state of California to be selected to join the Champion Provider Fellowship in order to mitigate California’s unprecedented obesity epidemic. The two year Fellowship is administered through a partnership between the University of California, San Francisco’s Department of General Internal Medicine, the California Department of Public Health’s Nutrition Education Obesity Prevention Branch and Local health departments across California. Jorge Torres, a Health Education Specialist with the Imperial County Public Health Department was identified as the primary point of contact for Dr. Fareed over the course of the 2 year fellowship. Dr. Fareed said he was very excited and honored to join the fellowship and he was looking forward to working alongside Jorge Torres for the next few years.