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Board of Advisors


Lawrence Platt
President, Platt Properties Group

Vice Chair

Russell Faucett
President, Faucett Catalyst Fund

Jean Balgrosky, PhD ‘15, MPH ‘80, BS ’74
Founder, Bootstrap Incubation
Chief Information Officer, MD Revolution
Lecturer, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Elaine Batchlor, MD, MPH ‘90
Chief Executive Officer, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital

Laurie Benenson
Journalist, Editor, Filmmaker (Credits include Dirt! The Movie andThe Hadza: Last of the First)

Eric Esrailian, MD, MPH ‘05
Chief, Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases
Director, Melvin and Bren Simon Digestive Diseases Center
Lincy Foundation Chair in Clinical Gastroenterology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Producer (Credits include The Promise and Intent to Destroy)

Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, MPH, MBA
Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Co-Director, UCLA Center for Healthy Climate Solutions
Co-Founder, UCLA Center for Health Advancement

Karin Fielding
Emeritus Board Member, Everychild Foundation

Seth Freeman, MPH '19
Writer and Producer 

Thomas D. Gordon, BA ‘71
Chairman of the Board, DSL Construction
Co-Trustee, Don S. Levin Trust
Consultant to the President, Cedars-Sinai Health System
Lecturer, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Leslie D. Michelson
Chairman and CEO, Private Health Management

Jan Perry
Executive Director, Shelter Partnership
Executive Director, Infrastructure Funding Alliance

Peter Shapiro
President, Shapiro Family Charitable Foundation

Richard Sinaiko, MPH ‘77
Adjunct Associate Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Arthur M. Southam, MD ‘83, MPH ‘84
Executive Vice President of Health Plan Operations and Chief Growth Officer, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals

Tim Wahl
Retired lawyer
Board member, David Nazarian College of Business and Economics at California State University, Northridge 

Tom Weinberger
Founder and CIO, Weinberger Asset Management, Inc.

Erik Wexler
President, Operations & Strategy - South, Providence

*Degrees that include years received indicate they are from UCLA