A Seventh-day Adventist Organization

Diversity Council Members

Richard Hart, MD, DrPH - Chair 
President
Loma Linda University Health

Kendal Boyd, PhD 
Associate Professor, Psychology
School of Behavioral Medicine, Loma Linda University

Dilys Brooks, MDiv 
Associate Chaplain
Loma Linda University

Garrett Caldwell, DMin 
​Executive Director, Public Affairs
Loma Linda University Health

Nicceta Davis, PhD 
​Professor, Physical Therapy
School of Allied Health, Loma Linda University

Daisy DeLeon, PhD​ 
​Assistant to the Dean
School of Medicine, Loma Linda University

Lyndon Edwards, MBA, MHS 
Senior VP, Adult Hosptials
Loma Linda University Health

Daniel Giang, MD 
​Vice President, Graduate Medical Education
Loma Linda University Health

Kent Hansen, JD 
​General Counsel
Loma Linda University Health

Jerome Kabayiza, MA 
Director, Service Center
& Human Resources Compliance
Loma Linda University Health

Monica McCarthy, MS 
Vice-president & Chief Operating Officer
SAC Health System

Susanne Montgomery, PhD, MPH, MS 
Associate Dean, Research
School of Behavioral Health, Loma Linda University

Laura Nist, MD 
Associate Professor, Neurology
School of Medcine, Loma Linda University

Lizette Norton, MBA 
Assistant Vice President, HR Management
Loma Linda University Health

Pedro Payne, MD 
Director, Community Outreach
& Patient Experience 
Loma Linda University Medical Center
& Loma Linda University Surgical Hospital

Jon Paulien, PhD
Dean
School of Religion, Loma Linda University

Jonathan Portney 
​President, Student Association
Loma Linda University

Edelweiss Ramal, PhD 
Associate Professor, Nursing
School of Nursing, Loma Linda University

Terry Swenson, DMin 
Chaplain
Loma Linda University

Tamara Thomas, MD
Vice Dean, Academic Affairs
School of Medicine, Loma Linda University

Esther Valenzuela, RN, MBA, MA 
Director, Admissions 
School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University

Arwyn Wild, MA 
Executive Director, San Manuel Gateway College
Loma Linda University Health

Trevor Wright, MHA 
Chief Operating Officer
Loma Linda University Medical Center

Nancy Young. MHES
President & Chief Executive Officer
SAC Health System

Farnoosh Zough, PharmD 
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
School of Pharmacy, Loma Linda University