The Business Times is pleased to announce our 2017 class of Champions in Health Care award winners. This annual special section published with the May 19 print edition.
The award winners will participate in a panel discussion surrounding our 2017 theme: The aging population and elder care. The 2017 Champions in Health Care Summit, including a luncheon and panel, will take place Thursday, June 22 at the Topa Tower Club in Oxnard. Click here for tickets.
Amgen Foundation President, Eduardo Cetlin, will keynote this year’s summit.
There were 10 champion winners this year. They are:
— Lynda Tanner, president and CEO, Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care
Home Health Innovation Champion
— Dr. Michael Bordofsky, co-founder, DASH
— Sylvia Taylor-Stein, executive director, Long Term Care Services of Ventura County Ombudsman Program
Champion in Research
— Dennis Clegg, co-founder, Regenerative Patch Technologies
Champion in Nursing
— Tuyet Nguyen, Service Area Director for Care Coordination, Marian Regional Medical Center
— Dr. Susan Ziemba, Internal Medicine, Pacific Central Coast Health Centers
— Sharon Bick, board member, Alzheimer’s Association California Central Chapter
— Leslie-Lynn Pawson, co-director, Palliative Medicine Center at Ventura County Health Care Agency
Champion in Mental Health Care
— Dr. Dennis Plesons, psychiatrist, Sansum Clinic
Champion in Underserved Care
— Dr. Lanyard Dial, president and CEO, Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association