Mary Beth Kropp, EdD – Treasurer

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Mary Beth Kropp is a life-long educator serving in public schools for over 32 years prior to moving into consulting in 2016.  She specializes in aligning school systems for efficiency and creating conditions that support the whole child.  She has her Doctorate from USC in Organizational Change and Leadership, an MA in Educational Administration from CSU, Sacramento, […]

Heather Hampel, MS, CGC

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Heather is a Professor in the Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research and Associate Director of the Division of Cancer Genomics at City of Hope National Cancer Center. Her research focuses on Lynch syndrome and universal tumor screening for Lynch syndrome. She has >210 publications on topics such as the prevalence of Lynch syndrome […]

Ashrith (Ash) Amarnath, MD, MS-SHCD

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Dr. Amarnath is the Chief Health Officer at the California Health Care Safety Net Institute (SNI). He is a physician leader with a focus on healthcare delivery reform, quality, and health equity. He is trained in general surgery with a background in acute care surgery, population health, and health informatics. He is well regarded for […]

Kenneth Tai, MD

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Dr. Kenneth Tai joined North East Medical Services in San Francisco in 2005.  He is currently serving as Chief Health Officer and Internal Medicine Residency Program Director.  He oversees primary care, specialty services, PACE, mental health and acupuncture across fourteen FQHC clinics serving over 68,000 patients. He serves on Physician Advisory and QI Committees for Health Plan of […]

Raquel Arias, MPH – Secretary

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Raquel is the Associate Director of State Partnerships in California for the American Cancer Society (ACS). In this specialized role, she impacts the entire cancer care continuum through engagement with payors, government entities, and state coalitions. Over her 15 years at ACS, Raquel has partnered with various health plans, hospital systems, and FQHCs on quality […]

Samir Gupta, MD, MSCS

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Dr. Samir Gupta is a Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. He is a board-certified gastroenterologist with expertise in general gastroenterology and in particular, colorectal cancer screening and prevention. Dr. Gupta is an MPI on the ACCSIS project.

Jon Greif, DO, FACS

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Dr. Greif is a retired cancer surgeon and researcher who lives and practiced surgery in San Diego with the United States Navy and Kaiser Permanente, and in the Bay Area with Epic Care Oncology. He was the Principal Investigator for the National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program/Bay Area Tumor Institute, and was active in […]