Chief Executive Officer
Bob Boehm served as a member of the Hope Hospice Board of Directors before being appointed as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer. He stepped down from his position on the board to take on this role.
His business background, years of experience and knowledge of our community are beneficial to Hope Hospice and the patients and families it serves.
Boehm’s career has primarily been in consulting, and he has extensive experience in business planning, operations and finance. He recently retired from Deloitte Consulting, where he worked as a director for twelve years. In the healthcare sector, he worked with clients such as Kaiser Permanente, Allergan, Gilead Sciences and Nectar Life Sciences to help them implement ideas and improve results through change management approaches.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, and a Master of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Chicago.
Jatinder Pal Singh Marwaha, MD, FACP, HMDC
Medical Director, Hospice
Dr. Marwaha is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care, and Sleep Medicine. He received his Hospice Medical Director Certification (HMDC) from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Currently, he is Vice Chief of Staff at San Ramon Regional Medical Center and is a part of the John Muir Health Network.
Dr. Marwaha received Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees, and completed a residency in internal medicine at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Panjab, India; an internship in internal medicine from the University of Nevada School of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals; and a residency in internal medicine at San Joaquin General Hospital.
Yusuf Ruhullah, MD
Medical Director, Home Health
Associate Medical Director, Hospice
In addition to serving as director of Hope Home Health, Dr. Ruhullah is an associate director of hospice at Hope.
Dr. Ruhullah is board-certified in Family Medicine. For the last two years he served as vice chief of Family Medicine at Stanford/ValleyCare. He is a member of the John Muir Health Network.
Epi DeLeon, MD
Associate Medical Director
A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Dr. DeLeon is a member of the Medical Staff at John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek where he serves on the Ethics Committee. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine and currently serves as vice president of Rossmoor Medical Associates in Walnut Creek.
Dr. DeLeon earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco where he served on the Ethics Committee and completed End-of-Life Management training. He is fluent in Spanish.
Kuljeet K. Multani, MD, HMDC
Associate Medical Director
Board certified in palliative care and family medicine, Dr. Multani has been a palliative care consultant with ValleyCare Health System. She is currently employed with ValleyCare Medical Foundation as a primary care family medicine and palliative care physician. Before moving to the Pleasanton area, Dr. Multani was the director of Palliative Care Services at Lodi Memorial Hospital and also served as a hospitalist for adult patients.
Dr. Multani received her medical degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in Wardha, India; completed an internship in family medicine at State University of New York, Buffalo, NY; and completed a residency in family medicine at San Joaquin General Hospital in Stockton.
Doug House, MBA
Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operations Officer
Kathy Nouri, RN, BSN, MPH
Chief of Quality and Compliance
Raul Perez, RN, BSN, PHN
Chief of Patient Care
Carisa Bielecki, RN
Home Health Working Manager
Angelica Cruz, BSN, RN
Director of Patient Care Services
Director of Communications
Director of Human Resources
Jennifer Pettley, MPA
Director of Development
Kari Rayford, LVN, CHPLN
Director of Outreach
Jill Smith, RN
Director of Volunteer Services