Faculty and Volunteer Advisors

Parag AgnihotriParag Agnihotri, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Population Health Services at UC San Diego Health;
Co-founder, Capital Region University of Best Practices

Jose ArevaloJosé A. Arévalo, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Sutter Independent Physicians; Co-Founder & Former Chairman,
Right Care Initiative Capital Region UBP

Warren BarnesWarren Barnes, JD, M.Div.
Former Chief Lawyer, California Department of Managed Health Care; Minister;
Co-founder, Right Care Initiative

William (Bill) BommerWilliam J. Bommer, MD
Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter;
Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Director, Noninvasive Services,
UC Davis; Chairman, Right Care Capital Region University of Best Practices.

Matthew BudoffMatthew Budoff, MD
Professor of Medicine, UCLA; Endowed Chair of Preventive Cardiology;
Program Director, Division of Cardiology Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute;
Steering Committee Member, Director CT Reading Center, Multi-Ethnic Study
of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Trial

Steve ChenSteven Chen, PharmD
UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; William A.
and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy; Associate Professor of
Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California

Rebecca CuppRebecca Cupp, RPh
Former Air Force Officer;
Executive Director Medication Quality and Patient Safety, Kaiser National

Anthony D. DeMariaAnthony N. DeMaria, MD, MACC
Judith and Jack White Chair in Cardiology, UC San Diego School of Medicine;
Be There San Diego Co-Founder and Chairman; Former Co-chair Right Care
University of Best Practices, San DiegoVictoria DupuyVictoria Dupuy
Founder & Executive Director, No More Broken Hearts

Keith EmmonsKeith Emmons, MD
Co-chair, Right Care Initiative Heart Failure Work Group;
Former United Health Plan Medical Director

Scott Flinn [Updated 8.31.18]Scott Flinn, MD
Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California; Former Co-chair Right Care
University of Best Practices, San Diego; Former US Navy Undersea Medical Officer
with Navy Seals

Shannon Fox

Shannon Fox
Dornbrach Family Advocate

Cindy GiambroneCindy Giambrone, PharmD
Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Heart Failure Work Group; Director,
Performance Improvement and ACO Pharmacy Risk, MemorialCare Medical Group

Liz Helms
President/CEO, California Chronic Care Coalition

Jan HirschJan Hirsch, BSPharm., PhD, FNAP
Founding Dean, UC Irvine School of Pharmacy; Former Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Chair, Division of Clinical Pharmacy; Executive Director, Partners in Medication
Therapy, University of California, San Diego; Skaggs School of Pharmacy and
Pharmaceutical SciencesDr. Susan Ivey [Updated 8.27.18]Susan L. Ivey, MD, MHSA
Adjunct Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health;
Director of Research, Health Research for Action; Medical Director,
Clinics, City of Berkeley Division of Public Health

Michael KanterMichael Kanter, MD
Former National EVP and Chief Quality Officer,
Kaiser Permanente Federation; and Regional CMO, Southern California Kaiser

Jean Shahdadpuri [Updated 8.31.18]Jean Shahdadpuri, MD, MBA
Vice President, Senior Medical Director, Health Net/Centene Corp

Tony KuoTony Kuo, MD, MSHS
UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative, Director, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention,
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health; Co-Program Leader, Population
Health Program, UCLA Clinical and Translational Institute

David J. MaronDavid J. Maron, MD
Director of Preventative Cardiology, Clinical Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine

Jeff MasonJeff Mason, MD
Former CMO United Health Plan of CaliforniaMichael R. PollockMichael R. Pollock
UCSD Rady School of Management

Hector Rodriguez, PhD, MPH
Henry J. Kaiser Endowed Chair in Organized Health Systems;
Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management
Chair, PhD Program in Health Policy; Co-Director, Center for Healthcare
Organizational and Innovation Research (CHOIR)

Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MPH, MBA
Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor, Health Policy and Management;
Professor of Organization Behavior Director, Center for Health Organization and
Outcomes Improvement Research (CHOIR) Dean Emeritus UC Berkeley School of Public Health

Joseph SkyJoseph Sky, MD
LtCol, Chief or Cardiology, David Grant Medical Center, United States Air Force

Eveline Stock, MD
Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Bay Area Silicon Valley University of Best Practices;
Assistant Professor and Cardiologist, University of California San Francisco
Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center

Chuck ToeniskoetterChuck Toeniskoetter, MBA
Survivor & Patient Advocate; Founder, Stroke Awareness Foundation

Nirali VoraNirali Vora, MD
Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Bay Area Silicon Valley University of Best Practices;
Assistant Professor and Cardiologist, University of California San Francisco Cardiovascular
Care & Prevention Center

Matthew P. WonnacottMatthew P. Wonnacott, MD
Co-chair, Right Care University of Best Practices, Capital Region;
Chief Medical Officer, Barton Health

Last Updated:  4.1.2019