Champions for Health is led by a qualified board composed of physicians, healthcare professionals and community leaders working to ensure all foundation programs and services align with our mission.

Executive Committee

Albert Ray

Al Ray, MD
Board President

William Tseng, MD, MPH

William Tseng, MD, MPH
Vice President

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Ron Mitchell, CPA
Treasurer & Secretary

Stuart Cohen, MD, MPH

Stuart Cohen, MD, MPH
Immediate Former President

Paul Hegyi

Paul Hegyi, MBA
CEO, SDCMS

Carol Young, MD

Carol Young, MD

Board of Directors

  • Octavio Aguirre, MBA, Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
  • Stuart Cohen, MD, MPH, Pediatrician, Children’s Primary Care Medical Group
  • Bob DeSimone, The Doctors Company
  • Nora Faine, MD, Molina Healthcare
  • Keerti Gurushanthaiah, MD, Infertility, Gynecology & Obstetrics
  • James T. Hay, MD, Family Medicine, North Coast Family Medical Group
  • Paul Hegyi, CEO, San Diego County Medical Society
  • Rosemarie Marshall Johnson, MD
  • Ron Mitchell, CPA, AKT CPAs and Business Consultants
  • Alexe Page, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Albert Ray, MD, Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente
  • Mary R. Robberson, Esq., Higgs Fletcher Mack
  • William Tseng, MD, MPH, Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente
  • Jeffrey Willmann, Opprime’ Investments, Inc.
  • Carol L. Young, MD, Internal Medicine/Rheumetology, Arthritis Medical Clinic
  • Nick Yphantides, MD, San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency

Ex Officio

  • James Schultz, MD, MBA, Medical Director
  • Barbara Mandel, MBA, Chief Executive Officer