The KGI Master of Science in Community Medicine Board of Governors and Advisory Council provides insight and strategic guidance to the leadership team, spearheading the establishment of the KGI Master of Science in Community Medicine. It consists of executive-level leaders in healthcare, medical education, business, civic engagement, and finance.

Board of Governors

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SOCM Board of Governors; Professor and Senior Executive Dean, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Roseman University Health Sciences, College of Medicine
Irma Cota
SOCM Board of Governors; Retired CEO
Steven Galson
Former Senior Vice President, Research and Development, Amgen
Jennings Steve
SOCM Board of Governors; Chief External Affairs Officer and Senior Vice President of Rady Children’s Hospital
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Professor of Anthropology and former Associate Vice Chancellor, Diversity and Inclusion, University of California, Riverside
Vivian Pinn
Founding Director (Retired), Office of Research on Women's Health, National Institutes of Health; Senior Scientist Emerita, National Institutes of Health
Mary Pittman
SOCM Board of Governors; CEO and President, Public Health Institute
dr-richard seidman
SOCM Board of Governors; Chief Medical Officer, L.A. Care Health Plan
Villa Komaroff
Consultant of Intersections: Science, Business, Diversity
SOCM Board of Governors; Partner, TRG Healthcare

Advisory Council

Freddy Abnousi, MD
Head of Health Technology, Facebook

Luther Brewster, PhD
Associate Dean, Roseman School of Medicine

Eugene Lee
Founder and CEO, Motiv8 Technologies, Inc.

David Lindeman, PhD
Director, CITRUS Program, UC Berkeley

Jeffrey Oxdendine
Co-Director of the California Health Professions Consortium and The California Health Workforce Alliance, UC Berkeley Head of Health Career Connection

Janet Nix, EdD
Chief Organizational Development Officer, Inland Empire Health Plan

Patrick Quinlan, MD
Chairman/CEO (retired) of Ochsner Health System

Todd Rose, PhD
Co-founder and President, Populace, and professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Roy Smythe, MD
CEO, SomaLogic

Fred St. Goar, MD
Practicing cardiologist; Vice Chairman of the Fogarty Institute for Innovation at Mountainview, CA; Advisor/visiting faculty member for the University for Global Health Equity, Rawanda

Andrew Thompson