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Jennifer Wortham,
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Visiting Adjunct Professor
UCLA School of Public Health

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1772
Phone: (310) 267-5600
Fax: (310) 312-1711
E-mail: jwortham@integre.org

Vice President
Hoag Hospital

Newport Beach, CA 92663
Phone: 949 764 1835
Fax: 949 764 1492

Jennifer Wortham, DrPH, joined Hoag Hospital as the Vice President of the Centers of Excellence in July of 2008. As a seasoned health care executive, Dr. Wortham brings over 20 years of experience in health services operations, strategy and marketing communications.

As the senior executive for the Centers of Excellence, Dr. Wortham is responsible for guiding the strategic, financial and operational aspects of the Diabetes Center and Hoag’s five Centers of Excellence, including the Heart Valve Center, the Cancer Center, The Women’s Hospital, the Orthopedic Hospital, and the Neurosciences Center.

Prior to joining Hoag Hospital, Dr. Wortham held leadership positions with several nationally recognized health care organizations including Kaiser Permanente, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and Scripps Health System and served as the founding partner of American Health Management, Inc., a successful management consulting firm providing consulting services to health care organizations and safety net providers throughout the Southern California region.

Dr. Wortham has received several notable awards including the American Hospital Association’s Circle of Distinction Award for Program Excellence. She holds a Doctorate in Public Health, Health Services Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles, and serves as a faculty member in UCLA’s School of Public Health.