CMQCC Executive Committee

The Executive Committee's purpose is to ensure that CMQCC continues to deliver value to our stakeholders by providing advice and guidance on our strategy and priorities, aimed at supporting CMQCC’s mission of reducing preventable maternal mortality and morbidity and racial disparities in California.  

Committee Members

D. Lisa Bollman
RNC, MSN, CPHQ
Community Perinatal Network
Executive Director
Joy Burkhard
MBA
2020 Mom
Executive Director and Board Chair
James Byrne
MD
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Chairman, OB/GYN
Leslie Cragin
CNM, PhD, FACNM
American College of Nurse Midwives
Project Director
Arlene Cullum
MPH
Sutter Health
Director, Women's and Children's Ambulatory Services
Tracy Flanagan
MD
The Permanente Medical Group
Director of Women's Health
William (Bill) Gilbert
MD
Sutter Health Sacramento
Medical Director, Women's Services
Jeffrey B. Gould
MD, MPH
Stanford University
Robert L. Hess Professor in Pediatrics
Merry Holliday-Hanson
Ph.D.
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Research Scientist Supervisor
Amy Nguyen Howell
MD
California Association of Physician Groups
Chief Medical Officer
Tipu Khan
MD, FAAFP
Medicine Residency Program
Faculty, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/Ventura County Medical Center Family
Miranda Klassen AFE Foundation
Founder
Lisa Korst
MD, PhD
Childbirth Research Associates, LLC
Leslie Kowalewski California State Department of Public Health
Chief, Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Division
Chris Krawczyk
PhD
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Acting Deputy Director
David Lagrew
MD
St. Joseph HOAG Health
Executive Director Women’s Services
Julia Logan
MD, MPH
California Department of Health Care Services
Chief Quality Officer
Lawrence Lurvey
MD, JD
Kaiser Permanente
Assistant Area Medical Director for Women's & Children's Health
Audrey Lyndon
PhD, RNC, CNS-BC, FAAN
UCSF School of Nursing
Associate Professor
Elliott Main
MD
CMQCC
Medical Director and Executive Committee Chair
Claire Manneh
MPH
California Hospital Patient Safety Organization
Project Manager
Cathie Markow
BSN, MBA
CMQCC
Administrative Director
Peyton Mason-Marti March of Dimes
State Director of Programs, California Chapter
Julianne Morath
RN, MS
Hospital Quality Institute
Chief Executive Officer
Manuel Porto
MD
University of California, Irvine
Professor, Chair, Department of OB/GYN
Diana Ramos
MD, MPH
County of Los Angeles Public Health
Director, Reproductive Health Programs
Usha Ranji
MS
Kaiser Family Foundaiton
Associate Director, Women’s Health Policy
Larry Shields
MD
Stanford University/ Dignity Health Marian Regional Medical Center
Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of OB/GYN
Stephanie Teleki
MPH, PhD
California Health Care Foundation
Director, Evaluation and Impact
John Wachtel
MD, FACOG
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of OB/GYN
Lyn Yasumura
MD
Kaiser Permanente, Baldwin Park
Chief, OB-GYN