2020 Hypertension Virtual Symposium
Symposium Faculty and Planning Committee

Guest Faculty

Jordana Cohen, MD, MSCE
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Division
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA , FASPC, FNLA
Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in
Preventive Cardiology

Professor of Medicine
John W. Deming Department of Medicine
Tulane University School of Medicine

Michael Rakotz, MD
Vice President, Health Outcomes
American Medical Association

Mark Supiano, MD
D. Keith Barnes, MD and Dottie Barnes
Presidential Endowed Chair in Medicine
Professor and Chief, Division of Geriatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine
Director, VA Salt Lake City Geriatric Research
Education, and Clinical Center
Executive Director
University of Utah Center on Aging

University of Utah Hospital

SCPMG Faculty

Jeffrey Brettler, MD
Internal Medicine
Hypertension Champion

West Los Angeles

Angeline Ong-Su MD
Family Medicine
Hypertension Champion

Panorama City

John J. Sim, MD
Los Angeles


Symposium Co-Chairs

Jeffrey Brettler, MD
Internal Medicine, Hypertension Champion
West Los Angeles

Angeline Ong-Su MD
Family Medicine, Hypertension Champion
Panorama City

Symposium Planning Committee

Shari Chevez, MD
Equity and Inclusion Chair
Long Beach

Alec Does, MD
Family Medicine
Orange County

Joel Handler, MD
Internal Medicine
Orange County

Mary Haynes, NP
Population Care Management

Irene Hsieh, RN
Ambulatory Care
Orange County

Pankaj Lal, MD
Family Medicine
West Los Angeles

Alexander Martos
Sr. Consultant Regional Business Group
Regional Offices

Ray Nanda, MD
Regional Physician Lead
Center for Healthy Living

Regional Offices

Que Nguyen, MD
Internal Medicine
Baldwin Park

Mitchell Pelter, PharmD
Clinical Operations Manager
Woodland Hills

Hazel Torres, RN
Education Development
Regional Offices

Mayu Yamamoto, RN
Sr. Consultant
Professional Development &
Research Ambulatory Services
Regional Offices

Bridgette Wells
Learning Consultant
Physician Education
Regional Offices

Martha Luyo
Senior Meeting Planner
Meetings and Events
Regional Offices

The planning committee members and their partners have nothing to disclose regarding any relationship with a pharmaceutical or industrial concern which might pose a potential, apparent, or real conflict of interest with regard to the planning of this activity.