Executive Director, UC Davis Medical Group
Dr. Murin received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and completed her medical degree at New York University School of Medicine. She did her residency in Internal Medicine at NYU-Bellevue and fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Yale University/Yale-New Haven Hospital. She subsequently received an MSc in Clinical Epidemiology (with a concentration in Clinical Effectiveness) from the Harvard School of Public Health and an MBA from the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
Immediately after her clinical training Dr. Murin served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force Medical Corps. She joined UC Davis in 1995. She has previously held a variety of roles here including Chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and Executive Vice Chair of Internal Medicine, and Chief of the Medical Staff at UC Davis. In addition to her role as Executive Director of the Medical Group, Dr. Murin is the Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs.
Director of Operations, UC Davis Medical Group
Johnson oversees the work of the Board of the UC Davis Medical Group, provides financial management, interfaces with external organizations, and supervises staff hiring, evaluation, and professional development. Prior to his work at UC Davis, Johnson served for nine years at Santa Clara County Health and Hospital System, leading strategic transformation efforts. He began at Santa Clara County in Finance Administration, and he directed Ambulatory Care efforts and teams that spanned the Primary care Paneling Department, The Referrals and Authorizations Center, Specialty Operations, and Primary Care Operations Improvement.
Johnson holds a Master’s in Healthcare Management and Policy from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, and he holds two bachelor’s degrees in English and Business Administration from Augustana College- Rock Island, IL. Jake is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and he holds certification by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in Root Cause Analysis. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). Jake is also an NCQA Certified Content Expert (CCE) in Patient Centered Medical Home Implementation.
Financial Analyst and Decision Support
Harry Randhawa has been working with UC Davis Health for more than two years as an analyst in the Decision Support Services team in finance. His work is almost exclusively dedicated to supporting the Medical Group’s initiatives, including cross-functional analysis into financial, ambulatory, and School of Medicine trends. Additionally, Randhawa examines and reports on physician productivity and compensation, based on benchmark analysis against industry standards. He has a bachelor’s in Finance from The Ohio State University and an M.B.A. from Cleveland State University. His previous work experience took him to University Hospitals, Ernst & Young, Medical Mutual of Ohio, and the Cleveland Clinic.
Financial Analyst and Decision Support
Gurpreet Bains serves UC Davis Medical Group as a Financial Analyst and provides decision support for the Medical Group, its Board, and its committees. Ms. Bains is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, with considerable auditing experience and financial and business acumen. Prior to her work at UC Davis Health, Ms. Bains served as a Senior Financial Analyst for the California Dental Association and supported numerous projects for its subsidiaries in insurance, insurance brokerage, and supply. Ms. Bains also has prior experience as a Senior Associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), providing auditing services for clients in various industries including utilities, aerospace & defense, and construction. Ms. Bains received her MBA from California State University (CSU), Stanislaus, with a concentration in Finance, and she graduated from CSU, Sacramento, with a Bachelors in Business Administration and concentration in Accountancy.
Suzanne Ziemer joined UC Davis Health in 2014 with the Practice Management Board where she supported the Executive Director for six year. Ms. Ziemer also supported the transformation away from the Practice Management Board to our current governance structure with the inception of the UC Davis Medical Group in 2020. Ms. Ziemer brings fifteen years prior experience in City Government, working multiple positions. For five years, Ms. Ziemer served as Deputy City Clerk for the City of Eureka and the Executive Assistant to the Mayor, City Council, and City Manager. She is currently serving the Medical Group as an Administrative Officer II, assisting the Medical Group’s Executive Director and supporting the UCDMG, generally, in administrative functions, including support and coordination for the UCDMG Board, the Executive Committee, and the Finance Committee.
Rozana Abuhamdi serves the UC Davis Medical Group as an Administrative Officer, and she has been part of UC Davis since 2017, serving in critical support roles across UC Davis Health. Central to her work with the Medical Group is supporting and coordinating the work of the Medical Group’s Operations and Planning Committees to further the organization’s mission and vision. Ms. Abuhamdi received her Masters degree in Public Administration (MPA) from California State Hayward and brings a wealth of experience to her work with UC Davis Medical Group.