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Sandra R. Hernandez

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Sandra R. Hernandez

Chief Executive Officer
San Francisco Foundation
public health in San Francisco County
AIDS clinics
medical insurance and the uninsured
consumer protection and quality of health care


Dr. Sandra R. Hernandez is chief executive officer of the San Francisco Foundation. Prior to becoming CEO of the Foundation, she served as the director of public health for the city and county of San Francisco. She is an assistant clinical professor at the UCSF School of Medicine and maintains an active clinical practice at San Francisco General Hospital in the AIDS clinic. Dr. Hernandez currently serves on the boards of the Lucille Packard Children's Hospital, Foundation Consortium, Corporation for Supportive Housing, Grantmakers in Health, American Foundation for AIDS Research, the Volunteerism Project, Stern Grove Festival Association, National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the Institute of Medicine's Committee on the Consequences of Uninsurance, and the California Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board, which is the governing body for California's Children's Health Insurance Program. She was recently appointed to Blackbaud, Inc., a leading provider of software and online services for the nonprofit community. Her prior affiliations include President Clinton's advisory commission on consumer protection and quality in the healthcare industry, the Pew Commission on Environmental Health, and Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government executive session on philanthropy. Dr. Hernandez is a graduate of Yale University's Tufts School of Medicine, and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

225 Bush Street, Suite 500
San Francisco  California  94104
United States
Office Phone: 
(415) 733-8500
Office Fax: 
(415) 477-2783


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