The VPS Team

Executive Leadership Team

VPS Chief Executive Officer

Children's Hospital

Los Angeles

Tom Rice, MD, FCCP, FAAP
VPS Chief Medical Officer

Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus)
Medical College of Wisconsin

Ramesh Sachdeva, MD, PhD, MBA, JD
VPS Chief Scientific Officer

Senior Vice President – Quality

Nicklaus Children's Health System

Administration (Miami Children's Hospital)

Brian Reisner, MBA
VPS Chief Operating Officer

The VPS Team

Nancy Brundage  RN, BSN, MPH

  Senior Director,

Clinical Affairs

Chrystine Fields


Clinical Resource Specialist

Chloe Gordon

Data Manager

Vanessa Hahn

Operations Manager

Jill Hall


Clinical Resource Specialist

Cheryl Hulbert


Director of Clinical Resources

Alex Kaminski

Director of Engineering

Eddie Lee

Software Engineer

Manoj Naik

Software Engineer

Jamie Palumbo


Data Scientist

Gerardo Soto-Campos


Director of Analytics

Ashley Sweeney


Clinical Resource Specialist

Jeff Valdez

Senior Software Engineer

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

Mary K. Dahmer, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Division of Pediatric Critical Care

University of Michigan

Nick Ettinger, MD, PhD, CMQ, CPPS, FAAP

Clinical Consultant

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care

Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital

Jonas Grant, Attorney At Law, MBA

Legal Council

Sheila Hanson, MD

Clinical Consultant

Associate Professor of Pediatrics Critical Care

Medical College of Wisconsin

Howard Jeffries, MD, MBA, MPH

Clinical Consultant

Medical Director, Continuous Performance Improvement,

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Michael Luu, MPH

VPS NICU Data Analyst

Children's Hospital Los Angeles


Theresa Mikhailov, MD, Ph.D.

Clinical Consultant

Professor of Pediatrics Critical Care

Medical College of Wisconsin

Akira Nishisaki, MD, MSCE

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Associate Medical Director for Clinical Implementation Programs, Critical Care Medicine

Associate Medical Director for PICU,

Center for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation

Attending Physician, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Matthew Scanlon, MD

Clinical Consultant

Professor of Pediatrics Critical Care

Medical College of Wisconsin


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