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Cedars-Sinai Cohort 1

Third Cohort of Cedars-Sinai's Community Clinic Initiative, "Managing to Leading," Kicks Off

Date: 
Oct. 07, 2019

Thirty mid-level clinicians, administrators and other non-clinical staff who work in community clinics in Los Angeles have been selected to participate in Cedars-Sinai’s Community Clinic Initiative: Managing to Leading.

Administered by Healthforce Center at UCSF, this program equips leaders with the knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively lead change and improve health care in their communities. Over the course of the program they will learn about leading in a time of change, get an in-depth look at the needs of Los Angeles' health care safety net, and focus on related topics in health care.

Cedars-Sinai Community Clinic Initiative: Managing to Leading Program, Cohort 3 (Class of 2019-20)

Nona A. Sanai
Int. Dental Director
To Help Everyone Health and Wellness Centers

Evelyn Abrego      
Sr. Human Resources Generalist     
Saban Community Clinic

Zelda Adame
Health Center Manager      
QueensCare Health Centers

Monica Alvarado 
Clinic Supervisor 
Eisner Health 

Ana Barrios   
Clinic Coordinator       
Asian Pacific Health Care Venture

Lisabeth Chiu       
Dental Director     
Eisner Health

Gilmore Chung     
Physician      
Venice Family Clinic

Johnny Cross       
Disease Intervention Specialist Supervisor     
Los Angeles LGBT Center

Marco Dieguez     
Clinic Administrator    
El Proyecto del Barrio, Inc.

Nancy Elorreaga   
Director of Care Coordination   
Los Angeles Christian Health Centers

Vianey Gamino-Valencia    
Clinic Manager     
St. John's Well Child and Family Center 

Alexander Gil
Workforce Manager    
Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Selene Hernandez       
Community Outreach and Education Manager      
Westside Family Health Center

Jerrell Hightower
Clinic Manager     
St. John’s Well Child and Family Center

Toyin Idehen
Director of Development and Community Engagement
Comprehensive Community Health Centers 

Peter Polyuth Ketsiri   
Network Administrator
Watts Healthcare Corporation

Linda Lopez  
Health Insurance Enrollment Program     
Venice Family Clinic

Aika Makimura     
Enrollment Program Coordinator      
Asian Pacific Health Care Venture 

Raymond Ople     
Health Center Controlled Network Program Director
Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Stephanie Padilla
Member Service Supervisor      
Los Angeles Christian Health Centers 

Lillian Pena   
Lead Patient Eligibility and Outreach Specialist    
Saban Community Clinic 

Josue Portillo       
Lead Front Desk 
Saban Community Clinic 

Doris Ramirez       
Business Services Supervisor   
QueensCare Health Centers

Patricia  Reyes    
Health Educator   
Venice Family Clinic

Guillermina Rivas
Clinic Manager     
St. John's Well Child and Family Center

Daisy Salinas
Outreach and Enrollment Manager   
QueensCare Health Centers

Cecile Sebrio
Maternal and Child Health Unit Manager        
Asian Pacific Health Care Venture

Yanira Valencia    
Clinic Administrator    
Northeast Valley Health Corporation

Deisy Valenzuela  
Clinical Supervisor      
Eisner Health

Jesse Wu      
Charge Nurse       
Los Angeles Christian Health Centers

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