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Two New Board Members for 2016 at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

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STANFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children's Health have recently appointed two new board members for 2016: Christie Coleman, MD, an obstetrician-gynecologist at Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) and Amit Sinha, a managing director at Goldman Sachs.

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Christie Coleman, MD, is a new member of the board of directors at Lucile Packard Children's Hospita ...

Christie Coleman, MD, is a new member of the board of directors at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children's Health. (Photo: Business Wire)

Coleman, who joined PAMF in 1996, has served as chair of the OB-GYN department since 2001. She is responsible for administrative functions of the multi-specialty practice group and maintains hospital privileges at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, Stanford Health Care, Menlo Park Surgical Hospital, and the Surgecenter at PAMF. Coleman has been a member of the Quality Assurance Committee in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stanford Health Care since 2000 and a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1995.

Since 2004, Coleman has served as liaison to the Advanced Access Improvement Working Group at Palo Alto Medical Clinic. She previously served on the Surgecenter Medical Advisory Board for quality of care and the Medical Advisory Board for BabyCenter.com. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Stanford in 1987 and her medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine in 1991. Coleman completed her internship in 1992 and residency in 1995, both at Stanford Health Care.

At Goldman Sachs, Sinha is a senior member of the Healthcare Investment Banking Group and has leadership responsibility for the firm's biotechnology business. Prior to this role, he was a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2004 as an associate, was promoted to vice president in 2007 and was named managing director in 2012.

Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Sinha worked at The Boston Consulting Group, where he focused on corporate strategy and operational improvements for Fortune 500 companies. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with dual honors in biological sciences and ethics in society from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Sinha also serves as a member of the Strategic Planning Committee for Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

"We are quite fortunate to start 2016 with our newly appointed board members," said Christopher G. Dawes, president and CEO of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children's Health. "Both are extraordinarily accomplished, and they will bring important perspectives and passions to everything we do."

About Stanford Children's Health and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Stanford Children's Health, with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at its core, is the largest Bay Area health care enterprise exclusively dedicated to children and expectant mothers. Long recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best, we are a leader in world-class, nurturing care and extraordinary outcomes in every pediatric and obstetric specialty, with care ranging from the routine to rare, regardless of a family's ability to pay. Together with our Stanford Medicine physicians, nurses, and staff, we can be accessed through partnerships, collaborations, outreach, specialty clinics and primary care practices at more than 60 locations in Northern California and 100 locations in the U.S. western region. As a non-profit, we are committed to supporting our community – from caring for uninsured or underinsured kids, homeless teens and pregnant moms, to helping re-establish school nurse positions in local schools. Learn more at stanfordchildrens.org and on our Healthier, Happy Lives blog. You can also discover how we are Building the Hospital of the Future. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
Robert Dicks, 650-497-8364
rdicks@stanfordchildrens.org

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