Henry brings more than 35 years of transformative leadership experience to his role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Health Center Partners of Southern California. Prior to joining HCP in 2014, Henry served as CEO of Manet Community Health in Quincy, MA, and previously Outer Cape Health Services on Cape Cod. While in Massachusetts, Henry served on the board of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers and other local institutions. Before moving into primary care, Henry led internal and external communication for Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a Fortune 100 company, and previously led marketing and communication for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.
He earned a bachelor's in English from Boston College and is a certificate from the UCLA Anderson School Health Care Executive Program.
Henry serves on various boards and committees including San Diego County’s Health Services Advisory Board, the Healthy San Diego Joint Consumer and Professional Advisory Committee, and the board of San Diegans for Healthcare Coverage. He is a member of the board of the California Primary Care Association, where he chairs the Government Programs Committee. He also chairs the Regional Associations of California, and he serves on the Capital Link Board of Directors. He continues to serve on NACHC’s health policy and legislative committee and the HCCN Task Force.
As Executive Vice President for IHP, Amanda drives overall strategy for the network, ensuring that member organizations are equipped to provide the highest-quality care for patients in the region, which spans San Diego and Riverside Counties. Simmons has dedicated her career to caring for underserved populations and improving the public health system.
Before assuming her position as EVP for IHP, Amanda led strategy, business development, and Medicaid reform for various health care organizations.
Amanda holds a master's in healthcare transformation from the University of Texas and a bachelor of business administration from LeTourneau University.
Dr. Dugel joins us from Providence Health & Services in Los Angeles where he served as the Chief of the Department of Ophthalmology and Optometry and Regional Assistant Medical Director. He is a board-certified Ophthalmologist who has extensive experience in clinical medicine, medical informatics, network development, managed care, value-based care, and health care reform. Dr. Dugel concurrently serves as a Senior System-level Physician Epic Informaticist.
Sarah's comprehensive experience with health care delivery and the care continuum, leveraging health IT for evidence-based initiatives, and the maintenance of a centralized data aggregation and population health management tool will prove invaluable to the future of IHP and its member health centers.
Cho, a trained epidemiologist, will oversee the network's technology initiatives, and data aggregation, integrity and analysis to improve clinical quality measures, leading towards actionable reporting for health center providers.
Prior to joining IHP, Cho worked at Scripps Health since 2006, where she most recently held the position of Corporate Director of Population Health Analytics for Scripps Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Health Plan, and the Qualcomm Premier ACO. In this role, she headed the population health data science team to support the transformation of big data into actionable insights to drive improvement in clinical outcomes for value-based populations. In previous positions at Scripps, Cho led reporting and analytics for Corporate Quality Assurance and the Project Management Office. Cho received her B.S. in biological sciences from the University of the Pacific and her M.P.H. in research epidemiology from Loma Linda University.
Sarah has more than 10 years of experience in population health management and assisting safety-net organizations in the transition to risk-based models.
Prior to joining IHP, Sarah was a Manager with Premier’s Medicaid Transformation and Managed Medicaid service line where she worked nationally to provide expertise in moving organizations to value based care. Her consulting work included assessing organization readiness in value-based payment and care models.