Biography

Current Position
University of San Diego, Shiley Eye Institute
Administrative Vice Chair
2013 to Present

Previous Healthcare Experiences
Director of Cardiology
Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego
2012-2013

Director of Business and Community Development
Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego
2011-2012
CEO/President/Administrator
Physician Management Group/Children’s Specialist of San Diego
2007-2011

Executive Director
Scripps Mercy Medical Group/Scripps Clinic
1997-2007

Associate Executive Director
San Diego County Medical Society, 1989-2007

Honors/Service/Certifications
Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE), 2014
California Medical Management Association – President, 2013
San Diego Center for Children-Chairperson, 2002-2003 and 2007-2008
MBA in Healthcare Administration, 1999

Personal
Married (Elizabeth Kishaba)
3 boys
Enjoy backpacking, running and watching sports on TV.

Board of Directors

PRESIDENT
Michelle Chizek, MBA
Director, Business Services
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
2828 Marshall Court, Suite 200
Madison, WI  53705
(608) 263-6072 - phone
(608) 263-1466 - fax
mchizek@wisc.edu

VICE PRESIDENT
Jenny Hinebaugh
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Virginia School of Medicine
P.O. Box 800715
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0715
(434) 924-1941
Fax: (434) 924-5180
jah3ef@virginia.edu

SECRETARY
Cameron Blount
Chief Administrative Officer
4860 Y Street, Suite2400
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 734-6967
Fax: (916) 734-6992
cameron.blount@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu


TREASURER

Craig Kishaba
Department of Ophthalmology
Shiley Eye Center, UC San Diego
9415 Campus Point Drive, #0946
La Jolla, CA 92093-0946
(858) 534-2109
Fax: (858) 534-8293
ckishaba@ucsd.edu


PAST PRESIDENT
Robert La Follette, MBA
OSU Havener Eye Institute
Ohio State University College of Medicine
5th Floor, OSU Eye & Ear Institute
915 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43212
(614) 293-6980
Fax: (614) 293-3167
bob.lafollette@osumc.edu


TRUSTEES-AT-LARGE
Sal Loiacono
Kathryn Doby
Roger Pinkert
Cameron Blount

 

PAST PRESIDENTS
John Meade (2014-2015)
Wayne A. Imbrescia (2012-2014)
Perry Schechtman (2011 – 2012)
Daniel Badgley (2009 – 2010)
Jonathan Smith (2007 – 2008)
Cheryl Formes (2005‐2006)
Brent Carreau (2002‐2004)
Ricky Bass (2000‐2002)
Jeff Barr (1997‐2000)
Craig Henry (1997)
Riva Lee Asbell (1993‐1997)
Maureen Kill (1991‐1992)
Gale Murphy (1989 ‐ 1991)
Gaby Kressly (1985‐1989)
Maija Uotila‐Kaufman (1981‐1985)

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AUPO Mission

The Mission of the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology is to serve, strengthen, and represent academic departments of ophthalmology; to provide support, information and leadership opportunities to departmental chairs, program directors, and other faculty members; to promote excellence in ophthalmic education; to foster vision research and to promote ethical practice and excellence in eye care in order to ensure the best possible vision for the public.