Hoag Hospital Foundation Announces 3 New Board Members

Newport Beach, CA (PressExposure) November 09, 2011 -- Hoag Hospital Foundation officials today announced the appointment of three new Foundation Board Members. They are:

  • Robert Brunswick, founder, president and CEO of investment management firm Buchanan Street Partners;
  • Pei-Yuan Chia, chairman of the Chia Family Foundation, Inc. and a Trustee Emeritus of the Asia Society;
  • Stephanie Nichols McClellan, M.D., a specialist in gynecologic surgery and women's health.

"We are extremely honored to welcome these three highly respected members of the community to the Hoag Hospital Foundation," said Flynn A. Andrizzi, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and President of Hoag Hospital Foundation. "As an integral partner in Hoag Hospital's mission to provide world-class medical care, the Foundation benefits tremendously from the expertise and guidance of accomplished and dedicated members such as Robert, Pei-Yuan and Stephanie."

As the philanthropic arm of Hoag Hospital, Andrizzi said the Foundation helps to advance the mission of Hoag through meaningful and inspirational partnerships. The Foundation's vision, he said, is to serve as a trusted philanthropic partner and play an integral role in the hospital's success.

Under the direction of its volunteer Board of Directors, the Foundation conducts programs and campaigns that generate more than $35 million per year in gifts and pledges. Funds go toward capital projects, equipment purchases, innovative program development and clinical research.

About the new Board Members:

As founder, president and CEO of Buchanan Street Partners (BSP), Brunswick chairs the firm's Investment and Executive Management Committee. Under his guidance, BSP has prospered even under the recent economic downtown. Brunswick is a well-known community philanthropist: In 2007, he established Buchanan Children's Charities, a 501©(3) organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and expanding their educational opportunities.

Chia is a nationally known business leader. In 1996, he retired as vice chairman and a director of Citicorp and Citibank, N.A., where he directed global consumer business and served as Citibank's senior customer and government contact in Asia. Chia's impressive business credentials also include serving as a director on the boards of American International Group, Baxter International, Inc., Bank of China, Case Corporation, and as a trustee of the NYU Hospital Center Board.

Dr. McClellan is a nationally respected specialist in gynecologic surgery and women's health who has deep ties to Hoag Hospital. Since 1987 she has been an attending staff member in the hospital's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and served as the department's vice chairman from 1995 to 1997. Among numerous research papers and books, McClellan's work has been published by Simon and Schuster, which in May 2011 published her paperback titled "The Ultimate Stress Relief Plan for Women."

More information about the Hoag Hospital Foundation is available at http://www.hoaghospitalfoundation.org.

About Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Hoag is a not-for-profit regional healthcare delivery network in Orange County, Calif. that treats nearly 30,000 inpatients and 350,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals, seven health centers and four urgent care centers (with one more scheduled to open in Fall 2011). Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which has served Orange County since 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010, are designated Magnet hospitals by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that include five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas: cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences, women's health and orthopedics through Hoag's affiliate Hoag Orthopedic Institute. Hoag has been named one of the Best Regional Hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report Metro Edition. National Research Corporation has endorsed Hoag as Orange County's most preferred hospital for the past 15 consecutive years and for an unprecedented 16 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as the county's best hospital in a local newspaper survey. Visit http://www.hoag.org.

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