PIH Health Announces Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Board of Directors | Whittier, CA | PIH Health

Published on December 20, 2021

PIH Health Announces Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Board of Directors

Whittier, Calif. (December 20, 2021) – PIH Health, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its fiscal year 2021-2022 Board of Directors—Melanie Batiste, Marissa Goldberg, and Robert Maloney MD. Jeffrey Hamar will serve as Chair; Patrick Monroe as Vice Chair; Charlotte Weaver RN, PhD as Secretary; and Alex Alvarez as Treasurer.

“We are pleased to welcome our newest Board members,” said James R. West, President and Chief Executive Officer, PIH Health. “Each individual brings a set of unique experiences and invaluable skills to PIH Health. We look to their governance as we provide high-quality care to the communities we serve.”

Melanie Batiste CPA, MBA is a business strategy professor at California State University, Long Beach, College of Business. She is a seasoned professional with more than 35 years of corporate experience, and is a retired US Air Force, Lieutenant Colonel with 27 years of military experience. She is a highly motivated leader who brings to the PIH Health Board strong technical knowledge across a broad spectrum of analytical disciplines and regulatory compliance areas, and proven ability to navigate across operational and administrative functions. She has also served on the Board of Directors for Toyota Federal Credit Union and Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles.

Marissa Goldberg MBA is the Chief Executive Officer and a board member of Doheny Eye Institute in Los Angeles, an independent non-profit academic research institute affiliated with UCLA School of Medicine. Marissa began her employment with Doheny Eye Institute in 1991. Before that, she served in various management roles primarily in healthcare. Marissa received her master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University, Malibu, California. She has served on the Board of Directors of Banza LLC, and most recently the boards of the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research and the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR).

Robert K. Maloney MD is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at UCLA and managing partner of the Maloney-Shamie Vision Institute in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Maloney’s research is focused on new technologies for refractive and cataract surgery, and he was the first surgeon in western North America to perform LASIK surgery as part of the original U.S. Food and Drug Administration clinical trials. He is a cofounder of RxSight, Inc., a publicly traded company. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Harvard University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics, and is a former Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford where he received his master’s degree in philosophy, politics, and economics. Dr. Maloney has extensive Board experience and has served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital. He is also a Trustee of Doheny Eye Institute, Harvard-Westlake School and Van Nuys Charities.

“Our Board members are innovative and highly-skilled individuals who contribute their expertise and best practices to the enterprise,” says West. “Their experience and leadership will be instrumental in helping PIH Health continue to provide outstanding care to our patients and community.”

The fiscal year 2021-22 PIH Health Board is comprised of 14 Directors: Alex Alvarez; J. Richard Atwood; Melanie Batiste, Paula Cowan; Blayne Cutler MD, PhD; Jane Dicus; Marissa Goldberg; Peter Greaney MD; Jeffrey Hamar; Robert Maloney MD; Patrick Monroe; Paul Treinen; Charlotte Weaver RN, PhD; and Kenton Woods.