Effective Functioning of Wellbeing Committees Faculty

Richard Barton, JD

 

Mr. Barton, a partner at Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP, has represented health care providers and health systems for over 30 years. As trial counsel, Mr. Barton has tried and arbitrated on behalf of health systems, hospitals, physicians groups and individual providers. His litigation career includes over 60 Superior Court jury trials and he has represented clients before the California Court of Appeal and the California Supreme Court. 

Tom Curtis, JD

Mr. Curtis, Chair of the Health Care Practice Group of the law firm of Nossaman, LLP, has handled more than 200 medical staff disciplinary proceedings. He represents medical staffs, medical groups, and other healthcare entities on a wide range of issues including medical staff peer review proceedings, licensing proceedings, writ proceedings, State and Federal Court civil litigation.

Karen Miotto, MD

Dr. Miotto is Director of the UCLA Addiction Medicine Service and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine. She has chaired the Medical Staff Health Committee at UCLA since 2008 and is Chair of the Board of CPPPH.  She is a frequently a invited speaker at local and national meetings on physician health.

John Rosenberg, MD

Dr. Rosenberg, a psychiatrist with the Berkeley Therapy Institute Physician Evaluation and Assessment Team, specializes in comprehensive evaluations of physicians and other healthcare professionals. He has served as president of the medical staff of Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley and continues to serve on that hospital’s Wellbeing Committee. 

Gregory Skipper, MD

Dr. Skipper is Director of Professional Health Services at Promises Treatment Centers in Los Angeles.
He is a certified Medical Review Officer (MRO) and is an expert in alcohol biomarkers and other drug testing. He was Medical Director of the Alabama Physician Health Program from 1999 to 2011. He is the author of many articles regarding drug testing, physician health and contingency monitoring.

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