LEADERSHIP

Ramita Rahimian, M.D.

Ramita Rahimian, M.D.

Ramita Rahimian graduated with degrees in Biological Sciences and Spanish from the University of California, Irvine. She brings over five years of clinical and translational research experience from the fields of anesthesiology, trauma, and radiation biology. She graduated from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. She is a current anesthesiology resident at UCLA.

Matt Lippi, M.D., M.P.H.

Matt Lippi, M.D., M.P.H.

Matt Lippi M.D., M.P.H. is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health. He brings several years of experience in Critical Care Clinical Research and exposure and risk assessment. He completed his medical degree at the University of Colorado, Denver School of Medicine.

Nicole Steller, B.A.

Nicole Steller, B.A.

Director Nicole Steller is a 2009 graduate of Concordia University in Irvine with a B.A. in Accounting and a B.A. in Communications. She has been practicing as an accountant for nearly eight years.

Jon Steller, M.D.

Jon Steller, M.D.

Director Jon Steller, M.D. is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. He completed his obstetrics and gynecology residency training at the UC Irvine Medical Center and Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship at the University of Colorado Medical Center. Dr. Steller brings tremendous global medicine knowledge with experiences from Mexico, Peru, and Panama.

Joyce Chang, Esq.

Joyce Chang, Esq.

Joyce Chang is an associate at Cooley LLP in San Francisco. Her practice involves working with startups, social enterprises, venture capital funds, and nonprofits. Her prior experience included working with socially-minded entrepreneurs and organizations in the United States, Nepal, and India."

Kia Koko, M.D.

Kia Koko, M.D.

Dr. Kia Koko is a graduate of the Drexel University School of Medicine. He completed his General Surgery residency at the Cooper University Hospital and fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco.

Rom Rahimian, M.D., M.P.H.

Rom Rahimian, M.D., M.P.H.

Founder and President Rom Rahimian, M.D., M.P.H. is a graduate of the University of Arizona Colleges of Public Health and Medicine. Inspired by his global health experiences in the Republic of Palau, the Cook Islands, and Mexico, Rom Rahimian founded the Red Hibiscus Foundation to help provide healthcare to the underserved, domestically and internationally.

Katherine Nielsen, M.D.

Katherine Nielsen, M.D.

Dr. Katherine Nielsen is a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She completed her undergraduate work in Public Health Policy, Public Health Science, and Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, where she competed in Cross Country and Track and Field. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at UCLA-Harbor Medical Center.

Jesse Angle, Ph.D.

Jesse Angle, Ph.D.

Dr. Jesse Angle is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine with a doctorate in Materials Science and Engineering.

Board of Directors:

Rom Rahimian, M.D., M.P.H.

Jon Steller, M.D.

Joyce Chang, J.D.

Matt Lippi, M.D., M.P.H.

Nicole Steller, B.A.

Ramita Rahimian, M.D.

Board of Advisors: 

Katherine Nielsen, M.D.

Jesse Angle, Ph.D.

Seema Ehsan, Ph.D.

Kia Koko, M.D.

Inger Appanaitis, M.P.H.