Dr. Friedman is the associate dean for clinical affairs. In this role he is responsible for the management oversight of ambulatory quality, safety and primary care, managed care, occupational medicine and telemedicine. He is also the founder of the UC San Diego Clinical Telemedicine Program which provides specialty consultation statewide and internationally.
Dante Allen is the Senior Communications Officer for the Office of Health Equity in the California Department of Public Health. He has responsibility for strategic communication including the development and implementation of a branding and communications plan to support the strategic plan and mission of the Office of Health Equity to promote equitable social, economic and environmental conditions to achieve optimal health, mental health and well-being for all.
As Executive Director of CTN, Ed Bostick directs and oversees all operations of CTN and is responsible for the overall executive leadership and management of all aspects of CTN. Ed is the primary representative and spokesperson for CTN to stakeholders, civic leaders, elected officials, and policy makers.
Eric Brown is the President of the California Telehealth Network. Eric is an experienced manager in the telecommunications industry, and a 15-year veteran of the cable television industry. Eric combines senior-level experience in cable network affiliate relations and experience in managing multiple broadband system marketing and operations.
Carmela Castellano-Garcia, Esq., is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the California Primary Care Association (CPCA), overseeing a membership association of more than 1,100 nonprofit, community clinics and health centers (CCHCs) which serve more than 5.6 million patients a year.
Hank Fanberg is Director, Technology Advocacy and Innovation for CHRISTUS Health, one of the nation’s largest Catholic Health Care Systems with more than 375 care delivery sites across eight states and three countries.
Kirk is a healthcare transformation executive at Renown Health, northern Nevada’s largest integrated healthcare network. He currently leads Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Clinical Integration, Population Health Management, Rural Healthcare and TeleHealth initiatives designed to improve the quality and cost of care for patients, employers and insurers.
Mario Gutierrez is executive director of the Center for Connected Health Policy. Mr. Gutierrez joined CCHP in May 2010 as a senior policy associate, and brings with him more than thirty years of experience in California’s nonprofit health and health philanthropy sectors.
A physician of internal medicine in private practice, Dr. Hood is the managing partner of the Care View Medical Group. He’s the president of the Multicultural IPA, which specializes in serving African American, Latino, Asian and Middle Eastern patients.
Zara Marselian, MA, FACHE is the CEO of La Maestra Community Health Centers and La Maestra Foundation. She founded La Maestra to provide healthcare, education and social services to help low-income, diverse residents in her inner-city San Diego community to become healthy and self-sufficient. Since 1990, La Maestra has expanded to serve 45,000 people annually in underserved areas of San Diego County.
Jim Rogers is president of ProInfoNet, an independent telecommunications and computer consulting firm that he founded in 1995. ProInfoNet’s primary focus is to benefit medium and large enterprises in New England, although the list of over 180 clients spans the country.