USC Health System Board

The USC Health System Board provides strategic oversight and governance over clinical operations of USC Health, allowing the health system to act nimbly and independently in what is often a rapidly changing health care environment. Leonard D. Schaeffer, a member of the University of Southern California’s board of trustees, serves as chairman of the board. Below is a complete list of board members.

Wanda M. Austin, PhD
President and CEO (Retired), The Aerospace Corporation

Tia Bush
Senior Vice President, Quality, Amgen

Carol L. Folt, PhD
President, University of Southern California

Rod Hanners
Interim CEO, Keck Medicine of USC

Gerald Hickson, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Founding Director of the Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

John Kusmiersky, JD
CEO, The Brickstone Companies

Leonard D. Schaeffer
Founding Chairman and CEO, WellPoint

William E.B. Siart
Chairman, ExED

Jim Staten
Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, University of Southern California

Charles F. Zukoski, PhD
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Southern California

Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital Governing Board

Tammy Capretta, MPH, RN
Mark Cunningham, MD
Michael Gallagher
Stephanie Hall, MD
Rod Hanners
Caryn Lerman, PhD
Laura Mosqueda, MD
Holly Muir, MD
David Peng, MD, MPH
Steven Siegel, MD, PhD
Vaughn Starnes, MD
James Staten
Annette Sy, DNP, MSN, RN
Mark Todd, PhD
Fred Weaver, MD

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Governing Board

Keith Hobbs, MBA, Vice Chair
Todd Andrews
Tammy Capretta, MPH, RN
Carl Chudnofsky, MD
Alexandria Darras, MD
Steven Giannotta, MD
Rod Hanners
Tina Ito
Happy Khanna, MD
Joseph Ouzounian, MD
David Sagal
Shawn Sheffield, MBA, MHA
Steve Wilder