Quarterly SOHLstice
July 2021
In This Issue
ACHE Regent's Message
President's Message: A Time for Gratitude and Celebration
SOHL Programs: Quarterly Update
Welcome Our Newest Members of SOHL
Future Healthcare Leaders: Recognizing our Graduates
Q2 2021 National News
How Providers Can Continue to Support Mental Health Services Post-Pandemic
Leading Growth in Lean Times
Special Thanks to Our Platinum and Gold Sponsors
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Chapter Officers

Executive Board

Regent (California - Southern)
Harry C. Sax, , MD, FACHE, FACS
Cedars Sinai Medical Center


Nora Bota
County of San Diego


Immediate Past Co-Presidents
Dasha Dahdouh
Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego

Darrell Atkin

Johan Otter
Scripps Health


President Elect
Jessica Taylor
Jessica Taylor Consulting

Sarah Norwood
Tech Coast Angels San Diego

James Revels
UC San Diego Health


Peter Chu
UC San Diego Health

Board of Directors

Debbie Jacobs

Aubrianna Schumacher
UC San Diego Health Physician Group

Jack Hallmark

Lydia Isabel Napa
UC San Diego Health

Marketing and Communications
Ana Victoria Ramirez
Sharp Coronado Hospital

Sean Olmo
Scripps Health

Barbara Gerber
Devon Hill Associates, LLC

Gary Fybel
FMG Leading

Career Development
Alice Dang
Scripps Health

Sarah Guerard
VA San Diego Healthcare System


Subcommittee Members

Diversity Council
Kelly Price Noble
University of Phoenix

Imperial County Liaison

Allied Healthcare Professional Council
County: Nora Bota, County of San Diego

Military: LT Jac Thomas

VA: Sarah Guerard, VA San Diego Healthcare System

Community Health: TBD

Volunteer Coordinator
Kristine Ortwine
Integrated Health Partners

Annual Conference
Peter Chu
UC San Diego Health

Johan Otter
Scripps Health


Mike De Castro
ECG Management Consultants

Social Media
Lilly Najera
County of San Diego

Website Manager
Jeffrey Jimenez
County of San Diego

Marketing Volunteer
Susan Stone
Sharp HealthCare

Maureen Malone


Executive Program
Celerina Cornett
UC San Diego Extension

Jack Hallmark

Advancement Study Group
Carol Cannizzo
County of San Diego


Early Careerists
Jennifer Reyes
Family Health Centers of San Diego

Graduate Program Council, San Diego State University
Brandy Lipton

Thuy Do

Britney Seidemann


Graduate Program Council, National University
Negin Iranfar

Joy De Dios


Graduate Program Council, UC San Diego
Robert Kaplan

Justin Sigmund

Michael Chan

Graduate Program Council, University of Phoenix
Kelly Price Noble
University of Phoenix

College Bowl
Negin Iranfar
National University

Senior Advisors Council
Mary Parra
Neighborhood Healthcare

Mark Campbell
TRICARE Regional Office – West

Jared Vogt
Rady Children's Hospital

Trish Daly
Daly Consulting Solutions

Welcome Our Newest Members of SOHL

Please join us in welcoming the following new members, who have joined SOHL since March 2021 (listed in alphabetical order by last name):

  • Barbara Bates, Children’s Hospital of Orange County
  • Catherine Bayne, Naval Medical Forces Pacific Regional Chief Nursing Officer, US Navy
  • Sarah Chamberas, Nurse/Manpower Analyst, US Navy
  • Deborah Chambers, MPH Program Coordinator, National University
  • David Chevallard, Senior Director, Customer Success Operations, AMN Healthcare Services
  • Max Clark, Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Tim Coker, Director - Administration, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton
  • Libertie Collins, Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Manager SoCAL/HI/GA, Kaiser Permanente
  • Diana Cozzens, Division Head, US Navy
  • Danielle Duncan, MAO, US Navy
  • Tara Eagle, Lab Operations Manager, Tri-City Medical Center
  • Keith Edwards, General Counsel, La Maestra Family Clinic
  • Ashley Gambhir, Senior Director of Transformational Health, UC San Diego Health
  • Brian Gorrill, Director of Imaging, Scripps Health
  • Elizabeth Grasmuck, Anatomic & Clinical Pathologist, US Navy
  • Mary Hessert, Senior Medical Officer, US Navy
  • Paul Heyliger-Fonseca
  • Kelsey Knutsen, Student
  • Michael Kumura, Senior Healthcare Recruiter V, Aya Healthcare
  • Kim Kurth, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Kaiser Permanente
  • Scott Livingstone, COO, Tri-City Medical Center
  • Paul Maldonado
  • Stephanie Meads, Healthcare Administrator, US Navy
  • Shannon Menzer, Director/Continuing Medical Education & Foundation Events, Scripps Health
  • Brandon Mizuhara, Tricare Operations Department Head, US Navy
  • Gilbert Morgan, NMRTC San Diego
  • Arnold Noriega, Health Education Manager, Community Health Group
  • Ryshawn Peer, Strategy Manager , University of California San Diego Health
  • Jennifer  Phan, COVID-19 Graduate Case Manager, San Diego State University
  • Lindsey Ryan, Director Cardiothoracic ICU and ECMO, Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego
  • Austin Schumacher, Imaging Supervisor, Palomar Health
  • Riham Seif, UCLA Health
  • Mary Serrano, Research Assistant, IQVIA
  • Laura Sliwinski, Executive Program Director/Faculty, Colorado Technical University
  • Hunter Smith, VP of Workforce Solutions, Aya Healthcare
  • Donelle Spivey, Director of Inpatient Nursing, Palomar Health
  • Jesse Stewart, CIO, Naval Medical Center San Diego
  • Abigail Suarez, Project Assistant, Via Healthcare Consulting
  • Nathan Tegel, Biomedical Equipment Technician, US Navy
  • Kimone Thompson, Purdue University Global
  • Aubrey Thompson, Manager IT, Scripps Health
  • Michelle Tressler, Senior Director of New Business, Dexcom
  • Brian Allison, Vice President, Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
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