DUBLIN, CA – June 24, 2014 – Five community members have been elected to the Hope Hospice Board of Directors. Kathleen Berriatua, MSN, FNP-C, CNS; Patrick Brown; William Harvey, CFP®; Christina Hopson, DO.; and Phil Radlick, PhD recently joined the 15-member board of directors, each of whom is elected to a two-year term, up to three consecutive two-year terms.
“We are fortunate that our new board members reside in the communities we serve and each brings valuable experiences and expertise to our organization,” says Susan Micheletti, Hope Hospice Board president.
Kathleen Berriatua, MSN, FNP-C, CNS
Danville resident Kathleen Berriatua is a board-certified family nurse practitioner in Concord. During the last ten years, she has delivered primary women’s health care to a diverse population of women who require assessment, diagnosis and treatment of both common and complex obstetric and gynecologic issues. Berriatua is also a registered nurse and a clinical nurse specialist. She received a Bachelor of Science in nursing from California State University, East Bay; and a Master of Science in nursing from the University of California, San Francisco.
Danville resident Patrick Brown is the executive vice president/chief financial officer of the San Francisco Print Media Company, publisher of the San Francisco Examiner, Bay Guardian and San Francisco Weekly, with corporate offices in San Francisco. He has a long and well-respected career in the media business. Brown received his degree in accounting from the University of Iowa. He has lived in the Tri-Valley community for many years.
William Harvey, CFP®
Walnut Creek resident William Harvey, CFP® is a certified financial planner with Spectrum Wealth Partners, a private company based in San Ramon. He worked previously at Charles Schwab & Company and Morgan Stanley and has also held positions in the banking industry in Danville and Walnut Creek. Harvey graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in business administration (marketing).
Christina T. Hopson, DO
San Ramon resident Christina Hopson, DO, is an internist and infectious diseases specialist. Board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases, Dr. Hopson was in private practice in the area from 2001 until she joined the ValleyCare Medical Foundation in Pleasanton in 2013. She is on staff at ValleyCare Medical Center in Pleasanton and St. Rose Hospital in Hayward. Dr. Hopson received her medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of the New York Institute of Technology in Long Island, New York. She completed her residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in infectious diseases at Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical Center.
Phil Radlick, PhD
Danville resident Phil Radlick, PhD, became connected to Hope Hospice last year when a family member needed hospice services. His experience with this organization prompted him to give back to his community by serving Hope Hospice. Dr. Radlick retired after 30 years as president and CEO of numerous cardiovascular medical device companies throughout the world, most recently as CEO and interim president of Cardima, Inc. He has extensive experience in commercializing devices in the cardiovascular field, research and development, marketing and finance and currently serves as an independent consultant in the healthcare industry. Dr. Radlick received a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles.