Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Four Outstanding Individuals Join National Health Foundation’s Board

George W. Greene, Esq., John Calderone, PhD, Paul Lopez, and Jeffrey L. Thompson recently joined National Health Foundation’s Board of Directors. Greene, Calderone, Lopez, and Thompson are committed to reducing health disparities in low-income communities.

George W. Greene, Esq recently became President and CEO of the Hospital Association of Southern California. Prior to this position, he served for seven years as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Healthcare Association of Hawaii. Known as a consensus builder, Greene’s leadership philosophy is that family and health must come first for all individuals. He is the proud father of three children, ages 15, 13, and 19 months. National Health Foundation’s work with individuals experiencing homelessness, low-income teens, and at-risk youth is close to his heart.

John A. Calderone, Ph.D., former Chief Executive Officer for Olympia Medical Center in Los Angeles has over 40 years’ experience in the healthcare industry. He served on the Board of Directors for the Hospital Association of Southern California for over fifteen years, its Executive Committee for seven years, and as Board Chairman in 2014. He served on the Board of Trustees and its Executive Committee for the California Hospital Association. His personal experience of modest beginnings fostered his deep belief in educational mentorship, giving back to the community, assisting those less fortunate, and a sincere commitment to helping individuals who are experiencing homelessness.
Paul Lopez is the Senior Vice President, National Strategy and Development, with Prospect Medical Systems, where he is responsible for franchise model of care and clinical programs development, expansion, and management. Paul has a passion and affinity for underserved and vulnerable populations. His primary goal in life and work is to find innovative solutions that bridge gaps in access and quality care. In the healthcare arena, Paul successfully leads teams that deliver quality healthcare and programs to those most in need. His personal values, motivations, and compassion for those in need are closely aligned with National Health Foundation’s mission and vision.
Jeffrey L. Thompson currently serves as Associate Partner within IBM's consulting practice, having previously held roles as Vice President at the Walt Disney Company and VP, Digital Strategy at Conde Nast Entertainment. Thompson’s personal passion for leveraging advanced analytics to improve healthcare outcomes for underrepresented populations is well-matched to NHF's mission. Thompson hopes to leverage his media background to increase awareness of NHF's important mission. He has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Congressional Awards Foundation, student member of USC's Board of Trustees, and currently serves on the Board of Advisors of Digital Hollywood.

National Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the health of individuals and underserved communities by taking action on the social determinants of health and bridging gaps in the healthcare system. Its vision is that all people regardless of who they are or where they live, can achieve their highest level of health.

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