|Board of Directors: Officers||Board of Directors: At-Large||Ex Officio Members||Past Presidents|
Parke Corbin, President
Parke Corbin is the Director of Shared Services Budget & Planning at UW Medicine. Prior to this role, Mr. Corbin managed Hospitalist practices for CHI Franciscan Health in Tacoma and IU Health in Indianapolis. During his ten years at IU Health, Mr. Corbin also spent six years in Finance working with nursing unit leaders to senior executives on anything related to financial operations, including budgets, financial reporting, etc.
Mr. Corbin received his Accounting degree from Indiana University and MHA from the IU School of Medicine. After living in Indiana his entire life, he and his wife decided to make a change and leave the flat land of the Midwest for the Pacific Northwest. They have been here for a few years and are continuing to enjoy and explore the many different things to do in Seattle and surrounding area!
Ryan Sundquist, Treasurer
Ryan Sundquist is a Seattle native. Mr. Sundquist attended the University of Washington for both his undergraduate and graduate degrees. Currently, Mr. Sundquist is the Associate Director for Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Services at Western Washington Medical Group. Prior work experience includes working as a clinic manager for Sea Mar Community Health Center in Everett and at UW Medical Center as a patient service specialist in the operating rooms. Mr. Sundquist also interned at South Lake Clinic, a multi-specialty clinic. He has been interested in health care ever since high school when his father passed away. Amazed by all the help from the medical staff trying to save his dad’s life, Mr. Sundquist has made it his lifelong dream to give back to both the medical field and his community.
Melissa Moran-Hodge, Secretary
Melissa Moran-Hodge is the Outcomes and Ambulatory Operations Manger at Proliance Surgeons, one of the largest surgical practices in the country, with over 425 providers providing treatment at more than 100 care centers in Washington State. She focuses on demonstrating clinical excellence and value in multi-specialty care. She is especially interested showing high quality care delivered in lower-cost ambulatory settings through both clinical measures and patient-reported outcomes.
Ms. Moran-Hodge earned her Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Washington and holds a Bachelors in Physiology and minor in Chemistry from Seattle Pacific University. She is also a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality through NAHQ. Born and raised in the PNW, Ms. Moran-Hodge loves all things outdoors and also a nice rainy day with a book. In addition to WSHEF, she serves on the board for Imani Care International, a small not-for-profit venture serving healthcare clinics in some of the most vulnerable communities of Nairobi, Kenya, and loves volunteering with Camp Erin, a weekend camp run through Providence Hospice of Seattle which allows kids an experience that combines grief education and emotional support with fun, traditional camp activities.
Karin Larson-Pollock, MD, Regent
Karin Larson-Pollock, MD, MBA, FACHE is Chief Quality & Analytics Officer at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, a 530-bed tertiary medical center in Washington state and member of Providence St. Joseph Health. In her role, Dr. Larson-Pollock leads value-driven change strategy and architecture – including care process transformation, reporting and benchmarking analytics, quality systems and structures, operational excellence (Lean/Six Sigma), utilization and care management and a Clinical Transformation innovation fund.
Dr. Larson-Pollock graduated magna cum laude from The University of Montana with a degree in Business Administration/Marketing and a minor in German. After graduation, she served for two years as a Small Business Advisor with the United States Peace Corps in Kenya and returned to the U.S. to further her studies, receiving a Doctor of Medicine degree from Northwestern University Medical School and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. After completing a Preliminary Year in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, she joined The Methodist Hospital System in Houston, Texas. In her seven years with Methodist, Dr. Larson-Pollock served in many roles, including Preceptor of the Administrative Fellows Program, Executive Director of Strategic Planning and Women’s Services, and Vice President of Operations, before deciding to return home with her family to the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
Valerie Chrusciel, President-Elect
Valerie Chrusciel is the Chief Operating Officer for Overlake Medical Clinics, LLC., where she oversees the operations and strategy of a 150-provider multispecialty practice associated with Overlake Medical Center. Ms. Chrusciel joined Overlake Hospital Medical Center in 2007 as Director of Operations for Overlake Medical Clinics and lead the growth and development of Overlake’s Primary Care and Urgent Care network on the Eastside. Prior to this she held management roles in the Internal Medicine Department of The Emory Clinic in Atlanta, GA.
Ms. Chrusciel has more than 25 years of healthcare experience in a variety of roles in Academic Medical Centers as well as the Pharmaceutical Industry including direct patient care, sales, marketing and operations management. Ms. Chrusciel has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Alberta, a Residency in Hospital Pharmacy from the University of British Columbia and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Richmond. Ms. Chrusciel is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. She also currently serves on the board of LifeWire.
Brian Barry, Past-President
Brian Barry is the Chief Operating Officer at MultiCare Medical Associates. He formeraly served as the Chief Operating Officer of Kadlec Clinics and as the Regional Vice President of the Ambulatory Network for SSM Health’s Mid-Missouri region. Prior to an exclusive focus on ambulatory operations, Mr. Barry was the VP of Strategy and Business Development at SSM Health’s St. Mary’s Hospital where he held operational oversight over the medical group. He has a long career in strategic planning and business development holding positions at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado, and in the Front Range of Colorado at Catholic Health Initiatives and Centura Health.
Mr. Barry holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Colorado in Boulder and an M.A. in Political Science from Colorado State University, in Ft. Collins, where he focused on Environmental Policy and Public Administration. Mr. Barry has served as a former board member for many professional, civil, and personal organizations including Colorado’s ACHE chapter, The Grand Junction Visitor and Convention Bureau, and the Capital City Soccer Club.