APIAHF

Oliver J. Kim, JD, LLM

Chairperson

Oliver Kim has nearly two decades of experience in law, health policy, and policy-making as a former congressional advisor and a healthcare advocate. He recently joined Cambia Health Solutions, a technology and insurance company, as its federal policy director and is also an adjunct professor of law with the University of Pittsburgh. Oliver spent a…

Neal Shah, MPH, JD

Vice Chairperson

Neal Shah is a Shareholder attorney with Polsinelli, an AmLaw 100 full-service law firm with one of the country’s largest health law practices. Neal’s practice focuses on health care compliance and regulatory issues, with a particular interest in health care fraud and abuse laws and innovative value-based care models. Neal helps health care provider clients…

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Chuen L. Yee, MD

Secretary

Chuen L. Yee, M.D. is an internist who has broad experience in the US healthcare system, having worked in a variety of health care settings including academic hospitals, city clinics, community based health centers and pharmaceutical research centers. Her areas of expertise include analyzing large datasets to detect new trends, provide support for informed decision…

Kealoha Fox, MA, PhD

Treasurer

Dr. Kealoha Fox is Native Hawaiian Liaison at AlohaCare, a non-profit health plan in Hawai‘i, where she oversees organizational initiatives serving Native Hawaiians among the Medicaid and Medicare dual eligible population across all islands. In 2019, the Obama Foundation named Kealoha an emerging leader in the Asia-Pacific Region and the World Health Summit recognized her…

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Diane S. L. Paloma, MBA, PhD

Immediate Past Chair

Dr. Diane Paloma has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hawaii Dental Service (HDS) since November 2021.  HDS is the leading provider of dental benefits plans in Hawaii with more than 600,000 members throughout Hawaii, Guam and Saipan, and has the largest network of participating dentists in the state. Prior to joining HDS,…

Sheri Hamamoto Boyle, MSW, PhD

At-Large

Dr. Boyle is a Professor and the Department Chair of the Social Work Department at Pennsylvania Western University (California). Penn West is one of the 14 Pennsylvania State System Schools. She has been at the University for 14 years. She previously served as Department Chair, BSW Program Director and Field Coordinator. Dr. Boyle has taught undergraduate…

Sohini Gupta, JD

At Large

Sohini Gupta is a principal at Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas who has about 20 years of health policy experience including the Affordable Care Act, the creation of the Medicare Part D drug benefit and expansion of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Her corporate experience includes serving as Director of Government Affairs for Baxter International,…

Marc E. Chow, MS

Marc E. Chow, M.S., is an award-winning leader in the renal healthcare community who has tirelessly dedicated his 20-year career to health care policy and research. Currently, Marc serves as the Renal Healthcare Association’s Executive Director, formerly the National Renal Administrators Association (NRAA) and Renal Service Exchange (RSE). Since 1977, the Renal Healthcare Association supports…

Benjamin Eng, MD, MA

Benjamin Eng, MD, MA is an economist and a physician.   As an economist, he worked for the Federal government and in the private sector.  As a physician, he has held medical leadership roles across a wide spectrum of practice settings, including academic medicine, ambulatory care, specialty hospitals, and a residential senior care campus.  Unintentionally, he…

Elizabeth Myung Sook Krause, ScM

Elizabeth is director of programs at Perigee fund, a Seattle-based national philanthropic organization. At Perigee, she advances prenatal-to-3 mental health through health systems, policy advocacy, birth equity, and practice change. Internally, she provides leadership to the program team and facilitates Perigee’s equity journey and organizational communications. It has been her honor to serve others through…

Donna Leung, MS, MBA

Donna Leung, MS, MBA Donna Leung is a Group Vice President in the Information & Technology Services group at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. She leads the Strategy & Business Enablement group. She is currently serving as the Executive Sponsor for two bank initiatives: Artificial Intelligence Adoption Strategy and InspirAsian (promoting career, culture,…

Sheldon Riklon, MD

Sheldon Riklon, MD, is a Marshallese family physician, born and raised in the Marshall Islands. He is one of only two Marshallese in the world who has completed medical school and residency training at an accredited program in the United States. He completed the Imi Ho’ōla Post Graduate Program at the University of Hawai’i at…

Chang Rim Na, MPH, MD

Chang Na, MPH, MD is an internist and an occupational and environmental health specialist practicing with the Southern California Permanente Group in Central Valley, California. She was born in South Korea and grew up in her adopted home in California. She graduated with a major in neuroscience from Wellesley College before going onto University of…

Jennifer “Jae” Requiro

Jennifer “Jae” Pi’ilani Requiro is the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for AEG Worldwide. In this role, she develops, implements, and drives the DEI strategy for AEG. Prior to this role, Jae served as the Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion at Thermo Fisher Scientific and Director of Diversity at Toyota Financial Services.…

Jeffrey S. Roh, MD, MBA, MSc

Dr. Jeffrey Roh is the Chief Executive Officer & Board Chair of IntuitiveX, a life science consultancy and incubator created to help entrepreneurs and startups transform their ideas from concept to commercialization. He is a board-certified, award-winning specialist in minimally invasive spine surgery and has published numerous research publications over the course of his twenty-year career. He is actively involved…

Shao-Chee Sim, MPA, PhD

Dr. Shao-Chee Sim is the Episcopal Health Foundation’s Vice President for Research, Innovation and Evaluation. He leads the division by providing health policy analysis, research, planning and pilot projects to advance the strategic plan of the Foundation. Current priority areas include COVID-19 public opinion research, managed care organizations (MCO) social determinants of health strategies, multi-sectoral…

Heang K. Tan

Heang Tan is the Deputy Commissioner for the Division of Aging and CARE Services. As a long time public health and community advocate, she leads the Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD)’s efforts to improve the lives of seniors. The Division’s mission is to act as the primary public agency responsible for advocating for, and delivering…

Karin Wang, JD

Karin Wang is a long-time civil rights and immigrant rights advocate and currently serves as Executive Director of the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law, the nation’s oldest training program for future social justice lawyers. Before joining UCLA in 2018, Karin was Vice-President of Asian Americans…