Board of Directors - BIO
Susie Guidi is currently the Director of OB/GYN & Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Diego. She has worked at the University since 1996, first for the School of Medicine department and as part of the Physician Group. Susie has a passion for the “Patient Experience,” and has been Co-Chair of the Women & Infants Advisory Council since 2012. With more than two decades in Academic Medicine, she has found that communication and collaboration are the keys to a successful career.
Joe English, MBA, MHA
Gail currently serves as the Department Administrator for the Department of OB/GYN & Women's Health at the University of Minnesota. In her role she provides strategic, operational and implementation oversight for the Department's clinical services, research and graduate education programs. Prior to the U of MN, she was the Clinic Director of La Clinica, the largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Minnesota. As an entrepreneurial-minded leader, her background includes managing the start-ups of diverse businesses within healthcare, literacy & education and retail sales. Early in her career, Gail directed the rollout of the first Planned Parenthood clinics in South Dakota and then transferred her management skills to the book industry. As Store Manager, she directed the opening of the the first Barnes & Noble Bookstore in South Dakota, which led to her being recruited to manage the 14th largest superstore in the U.S. in Edina, MN. As General Manager with Scholastic Book Fairs Heartland Region, she help direct the opening of a new 7-state region based in Minneapolis. Gail earned her Master of Science in Health Education & Healthcare Administration from the University of Utah and a BS in Healthcare Administration from the University of South Dakota.