Board of Trustees

Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP - Founder, Chair of the Board

Prem Reddy
  • Named one of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives in Health Care by Modern Healthcare eight times
  • More than 30 years as a practicing Cardiologist
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology
  • Founder, Chairman, President and CEO of Prime Healthcare Services, an award-winning health system that owns and operates 45 hospitals in 14 states
  • Founder and CEO of Prime Healthcare Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit public charity

Kavitha Reddy Bhatia, MD, MMM, FAAP – Vice Chair of the Board

Kavitha Reddy Bhatia
  • Pediatrician and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Graduate of UCLA School of Medicine with Honors and Letters of Distinction in Doctoring and Masters in Medical Management from the USC Marshall School of Business
  • Scholar at world renowned institutions such as Mass General, Boston Children’s and the All India Institute of Medicine
  • Dedicated to philanthropy with leadership/advisory roles for causes such as the World Children’s Initiative, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Westside Children’s Center and Project Uganda
  • Chair of the Board of Directors of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)3 public charity; Chief Medical Officer of Strategy for Prime Healthcare, an award winning health system with 45 hospitals in 14 states
  • Practiced pediatrics for 10 years in Southern California.

Dustin Corcoran, MBA - Member

Dustin Corcoran
  • Chief Executive Officer of the California Medical Association (CMA)
  • Chair of Californians Allied for Patient Protection (CAPP) and Patients and Providers to Protect Access and Contain Health Costs
  • No. 16 political power broker in California by Capitol Weekly (2013)
  • Sacramento Business Journal’s "40 under 40" list of top business and civic leaders
  • Serves on Board of Directors for the Neuropathy Action Foundation, Physicians Advocacy Institute, the Institute for Medical Quality, and the California Medical Association Foundation

C. Duane Dauner - Member

C. Duane Dauner
  • Current Special Adviser to California Hospital Association (CHA); President/CEO of CHA from 1985 – 2017
  • Active in national hospital and health care issues, serving on numerous American Hospital Association and American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) boards and committees
  • Recipient of ACHE’s highest honor, the Gold Medal Award, and honored by the Partners in Care Foundation, National Health Foundation, UCLA and Health Care Executives of Southern California
  • Author of numerous articles and a book; nationally known leader on health issues; lecturer at several California university graduate programs
  • Former President/CEO of the Missouri Hospital Association
  • Bachelor and Master degrees from Wichita State University

Patricia Easton, PhD – Member

Patricia Easton
  • Claremont Graduate University Executive Vice President and Provost
  • As a professor and researcher, Dr. Easton specializes in the history of modern philosophy. Teaches courses and seminars in early modern philosophy as well as transdisciplinary courses
  • BA in Psychology and Philosophy from Glendon College, York University, and MA and PhD in Philosophy from the University of Western Ontario
  • Recipient of numerous awards from the Getty Foundation, the CGS/Ford Foundation, and the Mellon Foundation, among others. Easton also directed and edited The Descartes Web Site that features 17th-century French and English editions of Descartes’ The Passions of the Soul
  • Researches the role of mechanization in developments in medicine and psychology in early modern science

William L. Gilbert, MBA - Member

William L. Gilbert
  • Hospital Director, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, a 456-bed, public hospital which is a Level II trauma center, owned and operated by San Bernardino County
  • Former CEO, Deaconess Hospital in Spokane, WA, a 388-bed, tertiary care hospital that is part of the Rockwood Health System
  • Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Past President, Board of Directors of the United Hospital Association
  • Board Member, California Hospital and Health System Association
  • Member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the California Association of Public

Curt Hagman - Member

Curt Hagman
  • Supervisor, Fourth District
  • Vice Chairman, San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors
  • Elected to the California Legislature in 2008 representing the 55th Assembly District; served as Vice-chair of the Insurance Committee and member of the Rules, Business, Professions and Consumer Protection, Governmental Organization, and Accountability and Administrative Review Committees for the Assembly.
  • Played a large role in the successful transfer of returning Ontario International Airport to local control in 2016
  • Serves on multiple boards including: Governing Board Chairman of Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP), which oversees the decisions and operations of the public health plan; OmniTrans; San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA); Commissioner of Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA); and is an officer in the California State Military Reserves.

Prasad A. Jeereddi, MD - Member

Prasad A. Jeereddi
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Fellow, American College of Endocrinologists
  • President, ProMed Health Care Administrators and ProMed Health Network since 1995
  • Founder and President, Chaparral Medical Group, Pomona, CA
  • Member, Board of Directors, Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc.
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Keck Graduate Institute
  • Former chair, Department of Medicine, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical center
  • Chair of the Board, Inter Valley Health Plan (a federally-qualified HMO)