On September 26, 2018, The Health Trust Board of Trustees unanimously approved the addition of Greg Henderson, Director of Leasing & Development, Samaritan Medical Center; Ujjal Kohli, Operating Partner with Periscope Equity; and Rita Nguyen, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF.
Please join us in welcoming Greg Henderson, Ujjal Kohli, and Rita Nguyen to The Health Trust.
About Greg Henderson
Greg Henderson is passionate about improving the healthcare experience through innovative medical office design and development. Greg joined Samaritan Medical Center (SMC) in 2012 as the Director of Leasing and Development. SMC focuses on partnering with world leaders in healthcare to create spaces for modern healthcare delivery. Their latest development brought an integrated cancer center to San Jose, leased by Stanford Health Care.
Greg previously served as the Director of Sales and Marketing for TPC Stonebrae, a PGA Tour managed property. Greg earned his Bachelor of Business in Management and Minor in Biblical Studies from Biola University. Born in Illinois and raised in Northern California, Greg loves spending time with his family, going on a run, golfing and fostering dogs.
About Ujjal Kohli
Ujjal has over 30 years of experience in engineering, executive management, entrepreneurship, strategy consulting, venture capital and private equity. He is currently an Operating Partner with Periscope Equity.
Previously, Ujjal led three start-ups as CEO. Before this entrepreneurial phase, Ujjal served as EVP Marketing and National Sales for AirTouch Cellular. Early in his career, Ujjal was a consultant with McKinsey and Company in London, Los Angeles and Silicon Valley. Ujjal started his career at Intel, first in Engineering and subsequently in Marketing.
Ujjal has also been an investor, advisor and board member to multiple companies including several IPOs and successful M&A exits.
He holds a B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT-New Delhi, MSEE from University of Rochester and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
About Rita Nguyen
Dr. Rita Nguyen is a Bay Area native whose interests are founded on a desire to unite the humanitarian promise of medicine with the pursuit of social justice. Her public service work has been primarily community-based and focused on addressing inequities faced by underserved communities. In terms of addressing healthcare access, Dr. Nguyen helped found Pacific Free Clinic, a Stanford-affiliated, student-run free clinic on the east side of San Jose. Her work has also encompassed physician advocacy and health policy. As a Doctors for America State Director, she led physician advocates in the greater Boston area to champion reforms that would create a better healthcare system for all, especially the most vulnerable segments of society.
Rita’s clinical interests lie in transition in care, food environments, and physician advocacy. She spearheaded several projects that emphasize the importance of food and health, including creating Food Pharmacies where patients can fill prescriptions for healthy diets written by their providers and a transitional meal program that partners with Project Open Hand to deliver medically tailored meals to patients discharged from the hospital with heart failure. As an Assistant Health Officer and Chronic Disease Physician Specialist for the San Francisco Department of Public Health, she supports chronic disease and cancer prevention efforts for the City and County of San Francisco.