Executive Committee

CPQCC Executive Committee consists of a network of stakeholders consisting of public and private, obstetric and neonatal providers, health care purchasers, public health professionals and private sector health industry specialists. The Executive Commitee meets regularly to debate, review, prioritize and plan the direction of the Collaborative.

The preliminary planning group includes: CDPH-MCAH, California Children's Services (CCS), California Office of Vital Records (OVR), California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), Regional Perinatal Programs of California (RPPC), Health Insurance Plans of California, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), California Association of Neonatologists (CAN), Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH), David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Vermont Oxford Network (VON). 


Dilip R. Bhatt, MD Neonatologist, Kaiser Permanente, Fontana
   
David Braun, MD Regional Physician Coordinator, Kaiser Permanente
   
Steven Goldman, MD Chief, Newborn Services, CPMC
   
Jeffrey Gould, MD, MPH Principal Investigator, CPQCC
   
Balaji Govindaswani, MD Chief, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
   
Andrew Hopper, MD Neonatologist, LLUMC
   
Jeffrey Horbar, MD Chief Executive and Scientific Officer, VON
   
Leslie Kowalewski Associate State Director March of Dimes
   
Sudeep Kukreja, MD Neonatologist, Children’s Hospital of Orange County
   
Michael Kuzniewicz, MD, MPH Director, Perinatal Research Unit KP
   
Elliott Main, MD PI CMQCC, Chairman, OB & GYN at CPMC
   
Joseph P. Parker, PhD

Manager, Healthcare Outcomes Center, OSHPD

   
Richard Powers, MD

Regional Director of QI, Pacific Region;  Practice Medical Director of San Jose Mednax Neonatology Group

   
Joseph Schulman, MD MS  Director, NICU QMI CCS CDPH
   
Paul Sharek, MD, MPH, FAAP Director of Quality, CPQCC, Medical Director LPCH
   
Terri Slagle, MD AAP District IX, N. CA Rep Neonatology CPMC
   
David K. Stevenson, MD Co-PI, CPQCC; Vice Dean, Stanford University SOM