Leadership

 

Board of Directors

Rita McCrerey (PRESIDENT)
Community Volunteer

Catherine Frenette, MD (VICE PRESIDENT)
Gilead Sciences

R. Bruce Johnson, MD, FACG (SECRETARY)    
Community Volunteer

Melinda Mallie (TREASURER)
Consultant

Laura Andrews 
San Ysidro Health

Tim Carter, CEBS              
Alternative Funding Solution

Dr. Cecilia Dueñas, PsyD.
Del Sol Therapeutic Center

Neshea Harrison, NS, Chaplin
Wind Independence Engineering

Richard Jaenisch, MPH
Open Biopharma Research and Training Institute

Lori Plutchak     
Teacher

Robert Salkin    
Food Industry Consultant

 

Ambassadors

Thomas Krumenacker, CRPS, (AMBASSADOR)UBS Financial Services

Ali Ghorashi, PhDWind Independence Engineering

Blythe Harrison
Youth Ambassador

Medical Advisory Council

Gabriel Schnickel, MD (CHAIR)
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Christian B. Ramers, MD (VICE CHAIR)
Family Health Centers of San Diego

Rohit Loomba, MD (PAST CHAIR)
University of California at San Diego

Veeral Ajmera, MD
UC San Diego Health

Jen Berumen, MD
Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego

Richard Bower, MD
Navy Medical Center

Ana Crissien-Martinez, MD
Sharp HealthCare / Sharp Rees-Stealy

Adam Deising, DO
Scripps Green Hospital

Robert Gish, MD
La Maestra Community Health Centers
UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Julio Gutierrez, MD
Scripps Green Hospital

Tarek Hassanein, MD
Southern California Liver Centers

Christopher Marsh, MD
Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Clinic

Isabel G. Newton
VA San Diego Medical Center

Kim Newton, MD
Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego

Lisa Nyberg, MD
Kaiser Permanente

Heather M. Patton, MD
VA San Diego Healthcare System

Paul Pockros, MD
Scripps Clinic

Steven Rose, MD
UC San Diego Health

Natasha J. Schneider, MD
Kaiser Permanente

Kathleen Schwarz, MD
Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego

Javaid Shad, MD
North County Gastroenterology
Tri-City Medical Center
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Shirley M. Tsunoda, Pharm.D. (AMAC CHAIR)
UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Tommy Yen, MD
Sharp HealthCare/Sharp Rees Stealy Medical Group

Associate Medical Advisory Council

Shirley M. Tsunoda, Pharm.D. (CHAIR)
UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Melanie Swan, DNP, FNP-BC (VICE CHAIR)
Family Health Centers of San Diego

Lisa Richards, MSN, FNP-BC (PAST CHAIR)
UC San Diego Health System

Barbara Andrews, MSN, FNP-BE, AF-AASLD
UC San Diego Health System

Summer Collier, MSN, FNP-BC, AAHIVS
UC San Diego Health System

Pamela M. Conner, NP
UC San Diego Health

Robert Depriest, PharmD, AAHIVP
Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy

Michelle Darnelle 
Medical Center Pharmacy

Kyla Gonzales, CPNP
Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego

 

 

 

Anna Marie Hefner, PhD, MaEd, CPNP
Southern California Liver Centers

Mylene Lumanog, MSN, NP, FNP, GNP, BC
VA San Diego Health System

Mollie Nunn, BSN, RN, PHN, CNOR 
San Diego National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Michael Phetsanghane, BSN, RN
La Maestra Community Health Centers

Eva Skulsky, PA
North County Gastroenterology

Robin Soto, MSN, FNP-BC, AAHIVS
UC San Diego Health

Vivian Soto-Zepeda, BBA
Southern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

Melissa Thun, BSN
County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency

 

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