Faculty and Volunteer Advisors

Parag Agnihotri, MDParag Agnihotri

Medical Director, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group;
Co-founder, Cap Region UBP

 

 

José A. Arévalo, MDJose Arevalo

Chief Medical Officer, Sutter Independent Physicians; Former Chairman, Right Care Initiative Capital Region UBP

 

 

Warren Barnes, JD, M.Div.Warren Barnes

Retired Chief Lawyer, California Department of Managed Health Care; Minister; Co-founder, Right Care Initiative

 

 

William J. Bommer, MDWilliam (Bill) Bommer

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 Budoff, MDMatthew Budoff

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

 

Steven Chen, PharmDSteve Chen

Associate Dean USC School of Pharmacy

 

 

Rebecca Cupp, RPhRebecca Cupp

Retired Air Force Officer,
Executive Director Medication Quality and Patient Safety, Kaiser National

 

 

Anthony N. DeMaria, MD, MACCAnthony D. DeMaria

Judith and Jack White Chair in Cardiology, UC San Diego School of Medicine ; Be There San Diego Co-Founder and Chairman

 

 

Victoria DupuyVictoria Dupuy

Founder & Executive Director, No More Broken Hearts

 

 

 

Keith Emmons, MDKeith Emmons

Co-chair, Right Care Initiative Heart Failure Work Group;
Retired United Health Plan Medical Director

 

 

 

 

Scott Flinn, MDScott Flinn [Updated 8.31.18]

Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California
Former Co-chair Right Care San Diego UBP; Retired Navy Medical Officer

 

 

 

Shannon FoxShannon Fox

Dornbrach Family Advocate

 

 

 

Cindy Giambrone, PharmDCindy Giambrone

Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Heart Failure Work Group;
Memorial Care

 

 

 

Liz Helms

President/CEO, California Chronic Care Coalition

 

 

 

Jan Hirsch, BSPharm., PhD, FNAPJan Hirsch

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 Sciences

 

 

Susan L. Ivey, MD, MHSADr. Susan Ivey [Updated 8.27.18]

Associate Adjunct Professor, UCB-UCSF Joint Medical Program
Director of Research, Health Research for Action
UC Berkeley School of Public Health

 

 

 

 

Michael Kanter, MDMichael Kanter

National EVP and Chief Quality Officer, Kaiser Permanente Federation; and Regional CMO, So. Cal Kaiser

 

 

Jean Shahdadpuri, MD, MBAJean Shahdadpuri [Updated 8.31.18]

Regional Medical Director, Health Net Of California

 

 

 

Tony Kuo, MD, MSHSTony Kuo

Co-Chair, Right Care UBP, Los Angeles; LA County Dept. Public Health

 

 

 

David J. Maron, MDDavid J. Maron

Director of Preventative Cardiology, Clinical Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine

 

 

 

Jeff Mason, MDJeff Mason

Retired, CMO United Health Plan of CA

 

 

 

Michael 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 Sky, MDJoseph Sky

LtCol, Chief or Cardiology, David Grant Medical Center, United States Air Force

 

 

 

 

Chuck Toeniskoetter, MBAChuck Toeniskoetter

Survivor & Patient Advocate; Founder, Stroke Awareness Foundation

 

 

 

Nirali Vora, MDNirali Vora

Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology, Stanford Stroke Center, Director, Global Health Neurology Associate Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency

 

 

 

Matthew P. Wonnacott, MDMatthew P. Wonnacott

Co-chair, Right Care UBP, Cap Region; Medical Director, Barton Community Health Center