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UC Davis School of Medicine Alumni Association

board of directors

President
Topher Stephenson, M.D.,

Residency 2008

Vice President
John M. Osborn, M.D.,

Residency 1972

Daniel Benson, M.D.
Residency 1973

Mark V. Blum, M.D.
1977

Matthew S. Chan, M.D., 2004

Terrance T. Chang, M.D.,
1975

Jamie Cobb, M.D.,1993
Residency 1996

Douglas S. Gross, M.D., Ph.D., 1990

Kimberly A. Henry, M.D., 1985

Richard S. Isaacs, M.D., FACS,
Residency 1995

Jamie McManus, M.D., FAAFP, 1979

Peggy Portwood, M.D., 1977
Residency 1980

Firdos Sheikh, M.D., 1994

John Vogelsang, M.D.,
Residency 1998

Gordon G. Yenokida, M.D., 1975

ex officio members

Mark C. Henderson, M.D., FACP
Associate Dean, Admissions and Outreach

Timothy Maurice, M.B.A.
Chief Financial Officer, UC Davis Health System

Julie A. Freischlag, M.D.
Vice Chancellor, Human Health Sciences,
Dean, School of Medicine

Chong Porter
Associate Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences Development

Ben A. Rich, J.D., Ph.D.
UC Davis School of Medicine Alumni Association,
Endowed Chair of Bioethics

Mark Yarborough, Ph.D.
Dean's Professor of Bioethics, UC Davis Health System

school of medicine alumni office

Elizabeth Abad
Senior Director of Development, Alumni and School of Medicine

Welcome to the Medical Alumni section of UC Davis Medicine magazine. This section includes news and updates from the UC Davis School of Medicine Alumni Association. It is also a source to keep in touch with faculty, staff, students and graduates of UC Davis Health System’s many programs.

GEAR up for wellness, advises donor and former UC Davis medical resident John Chuck

Alumni Spotlight:
GEAR up for wellness, advises donor and former UC Davis medical resident John Chuck

Board-certified family practice physician John Chuck literally is a physician’s physician. In addition to seeing his own patients in his Kaiser Permanente Medical Group practice in Davis, he is chief of physician health and wellness with responsibility to oversee an array of programs that help 1,100 Permanente physicians throughout the Sacramento region attain a healthful work-life balance.

Is brain death really death?

On bioethics: Ben Rich
Is brain death really death?

Despite neurological criteria required for pronouncement of death, clinicians continue to encounter significant resistance from some families when told that their loved one is brain dead.

 UC Davis Health > Spring 2014 > Health Alumni and Friends

Spring 2014

Spring 2014 Issue Cover
Spring 2014 Issue

New leadership, new opportunities, new perspectives

UC Davis School of Medicine Alumni