School of Medicine Alumni Board

​Anyone interested in serving on the National Board should contact SOM Alumni Relations.

Daniel Blanchard, MD '85
President
Location: La Jolla, CA
Specialty: Cardiology
Currently: Professor of clinical medicine at UCSD, Director of the Cardiology Fellowship Program, and Chief of Clinical Cardiology at UCSD Thornton Hospital.
J. Thomas Heywood, MD '80
Location: La Jolla, CA
Specialty: Cardiology
Currently: Director of the Heart Failure Recovery Center at Scripps Clinic and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Loma Linda University Medical Center.
William F. Jessee, MD, FACMPE '72
Location: Fripp Island, SC
Specialty: Preventive Medicine
Currently:  Senior Vice President and Senior Advisor
John Kasawa, MD, MPH '00
Location: San Diego, CA
Specialty: Family Medicine
Currently: Family Medicine physician at the San Ysidro Community Health Clinic
Bent Kjos, MD '79
Location: Mercer Island, WA
Specialty: Radiology
Currently: Retired
Frank Longo, MD, PhD '81
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Specialty: Neurology, Focus: Development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases
Current: Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University.
Margaret B. Matarese, MD '86
Location: San Diego, CA
Specialty: Family Practice, Occupational Medicine and Aerospace Medicine
Currently: Compensation and Pension Examiner at the VA and Adjunct Faculty Community and Family Medicine at UCSD
Danielle Reicher, MD '81
Location: Encinitas, California
Specialty: Anesthesiology
Currently: Staff Anesthesiologist Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Chairman Department of Anesthesiology.
James P. Rice, MD '81
Location: Mercer Island, WA
Specialty: OB/Gyn
Currently: Obstetrics and Gynecology physician at the Valley Women's Clinic, Renton, Washington.
Nick Yphantides, MD, MPH '92
Location: Escondido, CA
Specialty: Preventive Medicine
Currently: Chief Medical Officer, San Diego County, Author, Consultant, Speaker.