Board of Directors Biographies
Board of Directors Biographies
The El Camino Hospital Board of Directors is comprised of five publicly elected El Camino Healthcare District Board members, three appointed hospital board members appointed by the District board, and the president and CEO of El Camino Hospital.
Lanhee J. Chen, JD, PhD
Dr. Chen is the David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution; Director of Domestic Policy Studies and Lecturer in the Public Policy Program at Stanford University; and an affiliate of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University. He is a presidentially-appointed and Senate-confirmed member of the Social Security Advisory Board, a bipartisan and independent body that advises the president, Congress, and other policymakers on matters relating to the Social Security program. Dr. Chen also currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Junior Statesmen Foundation and on the Advisory Board of the Partnership for the Future of Medicare. During the George W. Bush administration he served as the senior appointee at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He earned his PhD and AM in political science from Harvard University, his JD cum laude from Harvard Law School, and his AB magna cum laude in government from Harvard College. The El Camino Healthcare District Board appointed Dr. Chen to the El Camino Hospital Board for a three year renewable term which expires on June 30, 2018.
Dennis Chiu, JD
Dennis Chiu* is a government relations specialist at the Doctors Company. He is also the founder of Prodigy Law, a law firm that specializes in providing legal, political and strategic consulting to healthcare non-profits, physicians, corporations, elected officials, and candidates. In November 2012, the public elected Dennis to his first four-year term on the District Board of Directors. He began his second term, which will expire in 2020, in December 2016. Dennis has served on the City of Sunnyvale’s Housing and Human Services Commission, and served on the Santa Clara County Planning Commission for over 13 years (2000 - 2013). He’s the District’s vice chair, vice chair of the El Camino Hospital Board, chair of the Hospital Board Finance Committee and a member of the Corporate compliance, Privacy and Internal Audit Committee. Dennis earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Neal H. Cohen, MD, MPH, MS
Neal H. Cohen, MD, MPH, MS, teaches at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine, where he’s a professor of anesthesia and medicine and vice dean. He’s a fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and the American College of Chest Physicians. In 2012, the District Board appointed Dr. Cohen to a two-year term on the El Camino Hospital Board of Directors. They re-appointed him for a second term of three years, expiring in June 2017. Dr. Cohen is the chair of the El Camino Hospital Board and the chair of the UCSF Risk Management and Clinical Enterprise Compliance Committees. He attended medical school at UCSF, where he completed an anesthesia residency and fellowships in critical care medicine and cardiothoracic anesthesia. Dr. Cohen earned a master’s degree in public health from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master’s degree in management from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Jeffrey M. Davis, MD
Jeffrey M. Davis, MD, MPH, is a former senior medical director for xG Health Solutions, a Geisinger Health System company with expertise in accountable care/population health/analytics. He arrived at xG after seven years as chief medical officer of Avivia Health, a subsidiary of Kaiser Permanente. The District Board appointed Dr. Davis to the El Camino Hospital Board in 2012 for a one-year term, then re-appointed him twice to three-year terms, the last expiring in June 2019. He currently serves as a member of the Hospital Board and serves on the hospital Investment Committee. Dr. Davis earned an MD from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He completed both a pediatric residency and clinical research fellowship training in medical genetics at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center. Board-certified in both pediatrics and medical genetics, Dr. Davis received a master’s degree in epidemiology from the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health.
Peter C. Fung, MD, MS, FACP, FAAN, FAHA
Peter C. Fung*, MD, MS, FACP, FAAN, FAHA, is a neurologist at El Camino Hospital. He specializes in stroke neurology and clinical neurophysiology and has a special interest in the treatment of migraines, neck and back pain, pinched nerves, seizure disorders, Alzheimer's disease, stroke medicine and cerebrovascular disease. Dr. Fung is a member of the Chinese Health Inititative, El Camino Hospital Chinese-speaking Physician Referral Network, committed to treating, educating and working with the Chinese community. In addition, he serves on the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association (AHA) and is a member of the Medical Advisory Council of the Pacific Stroke Association (PSA). In November 2014, the public elected Dr. Fung to his first four-year term on the District Board of Directors which will expire in 2018. He’s the District Board chair and Secretary/Treasurer of the El Camino Hospital Board. He is the Chair of the Governance committee and a member of the Quality committee. Dr. Fung also serves as the Hospital Board liaison to the Community Benefit Advisory Council. Because of his Board responsibilities, Dr. Fung stepped down as Medical Director of El Camino Hospital Stroke Program, which has been highly rated with multiple awards and recognitions. Dr. Fung earned his medical degree from the University of Hong Kong and a master’s degree in neurophysiology from the University of Michigan. He completed his residencies in Michigan — internal medicine at Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center in Dearborn and neurology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Julia E. Miller
Julia E. Miller* founded her consulting firm, Miller Enterprises, after serving eight years as mayor and council member for the City of Sunnyvale. She has extensive government experience having served on the boards of many agencies, including the Association of Bay Area Governments, Bay Area Economic Forum, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, Sustainable Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Trail, San Francisco FBI Community Academy Alumni Association, Leadership Sunnyvale and the Sunnyvale Historical Society. A longtime Lockheed Martin employee before entering politics, Julia was publicly elected to her first term on the District Board in November 2012 and elected to the El Camino Hospital Board in December 2012. She currently serves on the Executive Compensation Committee and previously served on the Quality, Patient Care and Patient Experience Committee, and as Chair of the Governance Committee. She is currently the District Board Secretary/Treasurer and District Board liaison to the Community Benefit Advisory Council. She is also a member of Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD) Board of Directors, and represents the District Board on the Silicon Valley Tobacco Securitization Joint Powers Authority, in the role of Vice President.
David Reeder, MS
David Reeder*, MS, retired from Oracle as business operations manager for product sales. He was first appointed to the District Board in March 1999 and has been publicly re-elected four times, with his current term expiring in November 2018. David currently serves as the chair of the Hospital Board Quality Committee and a member of the Governance Committee. He also serves as hospital board liaison to the El Camino Hospital Foundation Board. David gained broad experience serving on the boards of various local community organizations over the past 34 years, including eight years on the Los Altos City Council and a term as mayor. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Washington State University and a master’s degree from Stanford University.
John L. Zoglin
John Zoglin* is the IBM Cloud Business Unit Worldwide Digital Paid Media Leader. He was first appointed to the District Board in 2007, reappointed in 2008 and publicly elected to his second full term in 2012. He began his third four-year term in December 2016. John currently serves as the chair of the Hospital Board Corporate Compliance and Investment committees. He is also a member of the Finance Committee. He follows his father in service to El Camino Hospital; Dr. Stanton Zoglin served as the hospital’s chief of staff in the early 1960s. John earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University and a master’s degree in business administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
*Also serve on El Camino Healthcare District Board