National Advisory Council
The National Advisory Council advises on strategy and provides input on long-range plans in several areas, including strategies to achieve the vision, continuous improvement and evaluation of impact, and sustainability. Council members also serve as advocates for the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.
Russell (Russ) Bell, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer (retired), Beckman Coulter (chair)
Linda Burnes Bolton, Dr.P.H., M.S.N., F.A.A.N.
System Chief Nurse Executive, Vice President, Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chief Executive Officer (retired), Care Innovations
Deborah Greenwood, Ph.D., R.N., C.D.E., F.A.A.D.E.
President, Deborah Greenwood Consulting (alumni representative)
Sandra R. Hernandez, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer, California Health Care Foundation
Douglas F. Busch
Chief Operating Officer (retired), Care Innovations
Natalie Bush, R.N., M.S.N.
Nurse and Philanthropist
CEO CommonSpirit Health, President Dignity Health Foundation
Joanne M. Disch, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Professor Ad Honorem, University of Minnesota School of Nursing (co-chair)
Viva Ettin, M.D., J.D.
Law Offices of Viva Ettin M.D.
Claire M. Fagin, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Professor, Dean Emerita, School of Nursing and Interim President Emerita, University of Pennsylvania (founding chair)
Suzanne Feetham, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Professor Emeritus, College of Nursing, University of Illinois, Chicago; Senior Scientist, Self-Management Science Center at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Visiting Professor, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee College of Nursing
Dario J. Frommer
Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
Chief Executive Officer, Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc.
Jennie Chin Hansen, R.N., F.A.A.N.
Independent consultant, Hirsch and Associates, LLC
J. Taylor Harden, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Visiting Professor, University of Texas Austin School of Nursing
Executive Director Emeritus, National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence
Martha N. Hill, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Professor, Dean Emerita, The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Medicine and Public Health
Former Trustee, University of California Board of Regents; Former Chair, University of California Board of Regents
Louise L. Liang, M.D.
Senior Advisor, Kaiser Permanente International, former Senior Vice President, Quality and Clinical Systems Support, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals; Former Chair, Board of Directors, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Wayne McCormick, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P.
Professor of Medicine and Head of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington
Senior Vice President, Sponsorship, Mission Integrity and Philanthropy (retired), Dignity Health
Andrew P. Mezey, M.D., M.S.
Clinical Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University
Nilda (Nena) Peragallo, Dr.PH., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Dean and Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Susan Reinhard, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Senior Vice President for Public Policy, AARP and Chief Strategist for Center to Champion Nursing in America
Corinne H. Rieder, Ed.D.
Executive Director and Treasurer (retired), The John A. Hartford Foundation
Peter C. Scheidt, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Pediatrics, Children’s National Medical Center
Cheryl M. Scott
Senior Advisor, Global Health Program (retired), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
S. Leonard Syme, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology and Community Health, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Robert J. Szczerba, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer, X Tech Ventures
Helen Thomson, R.N.
Retired Supervisor, Yolo County Board of Supervisors; Former Assemblywoman, California State Assembly
Richard B. Weininger, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer for Oncology, CareCore National/Med Solutions
Page West, R.N., C.C.R.N., M.H.A.
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Dignity Health