- Candidate at a glance
Employment: He was a pediatrician and associate professor of pediatrics at the UC Davis Children's Hospital. He also worked as a pediatrics instructor at Harvard Medical School.
Political career: He served as a California Assemblyman for the 5th Assembly District from 2010 to present.
Education: He received his bachelor's degree from John Hopkins University and then got his master's degree in public health from Harvard School of Public Health, and his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
How to find out more information: http://panforassembly.com.
Posted: Saturday, May 26, 2012 12:00 am
During his two-year term as an assemblyman, South Sacramento resident Richard Pan said he has focused on health care issues and ways to encourage job growth.
"Two years is not enough time to get everything done. It takes that long to find out how things work around here," Pan said.
Saturday, May 26, 2012 12:00 am.