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Richard D. Cordova
President and CEO, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Cal State LA​

B.S. Business (1972)
  • President and CEO of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals and internationally renowned for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health.
  • Chair of the board of the California Children’s Hospital Association and member of the board of the California Hospital Association.
  • Founding member of the National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives and past-chair of the Institute for Diversity in Health Management, a nonprofit organization that works with healthcare organizations to expand leadership opportunities for ethnic minorities in health services management.
  • Named one of the “Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare magazine in 2010 and “CEO of the Year” by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2011.

Notable CSU Alumni in health & wellness

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