Executive Council

Ms. Christine Cantarino, M.S.E., M.B.A. (Chairman)

  • Executive Director, Global Process Quality and Standards, Dell Corporation
  • Senior Director, Abbott Laboratories (former)
  • General Management Positions in Strategy, Marketing, Operations, Quality and Product Management, Motorola (former)
  • President and Board Director, YWCA Lake County (former)
  • University of Chicago – Booth School of Business, MBA (International Business and Finance); University of Texas at Austin, MSE (Electrical Engineering); University of Texas at Austin, BSEE (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Dr. Chris Nuñez, Ed.D.

  • Associate Director, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products
  • Senior Manager at Pfizer Consumer Healthcare (former)
  • Teachers College of Columbia University, Doctorate (Applied Physiology); Cornell University, BS (Nutrition)

Dr. Robert Beltran, M.D., M.B.A., Member

  • Senior Medical Director, Citizen Choice Health
  • Publications Chairman, EDICT (Eliminating Disparities in Clinical Trials)
  • President, Latino Med Policy Institute
  • President & Founder, Latino Physicians of California
  • Medical Director, Monarch Health Care (former)
  • Medical Director, Kern Health Systems (former)
  • University of California, Irvine – The Paul Merage School of Business, MBA (Health Care); Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, M.D.; University of Southern California, BA

Dr. Luis Rios Nogales, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., Member

  • Head, Latin American Market Access and Medical Excellence, AstraZeneca
  • Regional Medical Director and Head Clinical Research Region Latin America, AstraZeneca
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety, Sage Publications
  • Vice President and Head Medical Science Medical and Surgery, Boston Scientific (former)
  • Vice President CDMA Latin America, GlaxoSmithKline (former)
  • Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, PhD; University of Tennessee-Knoxville – College of Business Administration, MBA; Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Neurosurgery; Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, M.D.

Dr. Desiderio Pina, M.D., M.P.H., Member

  • Chief Medical Officer and Senior Consultant-Business of Medicine, Quantum Medical Management Partners
  • Chief Medical Officer, Chief of Psychiatry, and Medical Director at Madison Center & Hospitals (former)
  • Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology at University of Notre Dame, Department of Psychology (former)
  • Associate Clinical Professor at Indiana University School of    Medicine, Department of Psychiatry (former)
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University, Specialist Physician/Chief Resident (General Psychiatry); Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, MPH (Health Policy & Healthcare Management); Universidad Iberomericana M.D.; Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña, Premedical certification; Saint John’s University, Pre-Medical Studies

Dr. Armin Weinberg, Ph.D., Member


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