Chief Executive Officer
Jennifer Hansen has more than 20 years of experience in nursing and healthcare development in the Bay Area.
Most recently, she served as general manager of Comfort Keepers, a Sodexo company located in Walnut Creek. There, she provided leadership, direction and had been responsible for managing daily operations and had complete oversight of a corporate-owned research and development location. In addition, Hansen worked for Kindred Health Care where she provided patient care and led her team in business development. Prior to that, she worked for HCR/Manor Care, managing a sales team to develop business growth for skilled nursing and post-hospitalization care.
Hansen previously worked for Hope Hospice in a leadership position from 2014 to 2017. During that time she and her team focused on building relationships with Hope’s partners and enhanced responsiveness to patient and family needs.
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. He received his medical degree from Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Narketpally, India; and completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Wyoming, Cheyenne. 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
Kathy Nouri, RN, BSN, MPH
Chief of Quality and Compliance
Raul Perez, RN, BSN, PHN
Chief of Patient Care
Karen Boucher, RN
Home Health Manager
Angelica Cruz, BSN, RN
Director of Patient Care Services
Director of Communications
Director of Communications, Incoming
Director of Human Resources
Jennifer Pettley, MPA
Director of Development
Kari Rayford, LVN, CHPLN
Director of Outreach
Jill Smith, RN
Director of Volunteer Services