Meet The CPPPH Team

Gail JaraExecutive Consultant Founding Executive Director of the California Society of Addiction Medicine where she helped with the design of the original Medical Board of California’s Diversion program, staffed the CSAM Committee on Well-being of Physicians and the Liaison Committee to Diversion.

Marcel Bourdase, MPA, CAE – CPPPH Administrative Director With over 10 years of administrative experience, Mr. Bourdase along with his staff of professionals provide back office support and oversee the day to day administration for CPPPH.

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Board of Directors


Karen Miotto, MD – Chair
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA


David Pating, MD – Vice Chair California Society of Addiction Medicine


Lee Snook, MD, FACP, FASAM – Secretary California Medical Association


Robert Cabaj, MD – Treasurer California Psychiatric Association


James Hay, MD – Immediate Past Chair California Medical Association


Richard Barton, Esq., Procopio LLP

Barton Blinder, MD, PhD California Psychiatric Association
Tom Curtis, Esq., Nossaman LLP

Mathew Goldenberg, DO
David Perrott, MD, DDS California Hospital Association

Janis Thibault, MFT

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