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Western Region

Welcome to MedShare’s Western Region!

Western Region Distribution & Volunteer Center
2937 Alvarado Street
San Leandro, CA 94577 USA
Tel: 510-567-7070
Fax: 510-567-7071



Western Regional Council

Susan Sprunk, Chair

Doug Grey, M.D., Co-Chair, Kaiser Permanente (retired)

Sam Ashknaz, Owner,  Ahimsa Enterprise, LLC

Uday Ayyagari, Director, Ikaso Consulting LLC

Lorenzo Benedicty, Senior Associate, Triage Healthcare Consulting

Shantanu (Shan) Bhalerao, Senior Director of Operations, Cypress Semiconductor

Christopher (Chris) Chan, President, Chan Investments

Asok Chatterjee, Telecommunications VP (retired)

Jalal Josh Clemens

Paul David-Shrader

Paul B. Hofmann, Dr PH., President, Hofmann Healthcare Group

Ara Martin, Healthcare Executive, Investor/Advisor

Lucas Motro, Head of Strategy, Home Care Assistance

Ann O’Brien, Healthcare Leadership & Clinical Informatics

Andrew Pines

Florence (Flo) Raskin, Healthcare Administrator (Retired)

Patricia Salber, M.D., MBA, CEO, Health Tech Hatch

William (Bill) Schecter, M.D., Professor of Clinical Surgery (Retired), University of California, San Francisco

James (Jim) Schmitz, Co-Founder, NBS Technical Services, LLC

Patrice (Pat) Shepherd, Executive Director, Supply Chain Services, Sutter Health Bay Area

Serena Zhou, Business Strategy Consultant, Accenture


For more information about the Western Region, please contact Eric Talbert at etalbert@medshare.org.
For more information about the MedShare Emerging Leaders Group, please contact Lorenzo Benedicty at LB.MedShareEL@gmail.com


To find out more about volunteering with MedShare’s Western Region please email volunteercalifornia@medshare.org

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Western Region Key Staff

Melissa Cruz, Volunteer Program Associate Mario Garcia, Warehouse Associate Susana Gutierrez, Inventory Management Associate Shana Heede Hassol, Volunteer Program Manager Keith Hepburn, Warehouse Associate Boski Modi, Biomedical Technician Ernesto Olivares, Director of Operations Western Region Deo Sharma, Driver Eric Talbert, Western Regional Director   Western Region Staff Contact: Eric Talbert, Western Regional Director    

Western Region Hospital Partners

Alameda Health System Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Dignity Health El Camino Hospital Emanuel Medical Center John Muir Health Kaiser Permanente Marin General Hospital St. Joseph Health Regional Medical Center San Francisco General Hospital Sonoma West Medical Center Sutter Health Network UCSF USCMC- US Cancer Management Corp. Stanford Health Care ValleyCare