Who We Are

Meet the VPS Team

MEET OUR TEAM

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM

Randall Wetzel

Randall Wetzel

MBBS, MRCP, LRCS,
MSB, FAAP, FCCM

VPS Chief Executive Officer

 

Tom Rice

Tom Rice

MD, FCCP, FAAP  

VPS Chief Medical Officer

 

Ramesh Sachdeva

Ramesh Sachdeva

MD, PhD, MBA, JD 

VPS Chief Scientific Officer

 

Brian Reisner

Brian Reisner

MBA

VPS Chief Operating Officer

 

THE VPS TEAM

Nancy Brundage

Nancy Brundage

MPH, RN, BSN, CPHQ

Senior Director, Clinical Affairs

 

Chrystine Fields

Chrystine Fields

RNC-NIC, BSN 

Clinical Resource Specialist

 

Vanessa Hahn

Vanessa Hahn

Operations Manager

Jill Hall

Jill Hall

MSN, RN  

Clinical Resource Specialist

 

Cheryl Hulbert

Cheryl Hulbert

RN, BSN, MSQA 

Director of Clinical Resources

 

Alex Kaminski

Alex Kaminski

Director of Engineering

Eddie Lee

Eddie Lee

Software Engineer

Manoj Naik

Manoj Naik

Software Engineer

Jamie Palumbo

Jamie Palumbo

MA 

Data Scientist

Kuriakose Panose

Kuriakose Panose

PhD, MS

Associate Data Manager

Gerardo Soto-Campos

Gerardo Soto-Campos

PhD, MS

Director of Analytics

Jeff Valdez

Jeff Valdez

Senior Software Engineer

Ashley Sweeney

Ashley Sweeney

MSN, RN

Clinical Resource Specialist

Special Advisors

Aram Ananian, CPA
Financial Services

Binod Balakrishnan, MD
Clinical Consultant
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Critical Care
Medical College of Wisconsin

Steven Chin, MD, MMSc
Director, VPS NICU
Clinical Consultant
Medical Director, Quality & Performance Improvement
Newborn and Infant Critical Care Unit
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Jonas Grant, Attorney At Law, MBA
Legal Counsel

Pamela Peterson, MD, FAAP
Texas Children’s Hospital
Clinical Advisor

Howard Jeffries, MD, MBA, MPH
Clinical Consultant
Medical Director, Continuous Performance Improvement
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Seattle Children’s Hospital

Theresa Mikhailov, MD, PhD, FAAP
Clinical Consultant
Professor of Pediatrics Critical Care
Medical College of Wisconsin

Matthew Scanlon, MD, CPPS
Clinical Consultant
Children’s Hospital Wisconsin

We love to meet new people

CONTACT US

PICU Advisory Group

Paul Bauer, MD
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Brian Boville, MD
Helen DeVos Children’s

Cindy Darnell-Bowens, MD
Children’s Med Center Dallas

Angela Czaja, MD
Colorado Children’s Hospital

Costa Dimitriades, MD
Kaiser Permanente Roseville

Michael Forbes, MD
Akron Children’s Hospital

Maria Galletto, RN
Kaiser North Hospitals

Leslie Hayes, MD
Children’s Hospital Alabama

Curtis Kennedy, MD
Texas Children’s Hospital

Jaime LaVelle, RN
Colorado Children’s Hospital

Michael McCrory, MD
Brenner-Wake Forest

Vicki Montgomery, MD
Norton Children’s Hospital

Stacy Pennington, RN
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Steven Shein, MD
UH Children’s (Rainbow Babies)

Danielle Traynor, RN
Children’s Hospital-Philadelphia

Board of Directors

Conrad Band

Conrad Band

Chief Information Security Officer
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Amy Knight

Amy Knight

President
Children’s Hospital Association

M. Scott Lieberenz

M. Scott Lieberenz

CPA
Sr. VP and CFO
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Grace Oh

Grace Oh

JD, MBA
Sr. VP and General Counsel
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Randall Wetzel

Randall Wetzel

MBBS, MRCP, LRCS,
MSB, FAAP, FCCM

VPS CEO
Dept. of Anesthesiology
Critical Care Medicine
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Mark Wietecha

Mark Wietecha

CEO
Children’s Hospital Association

Partners