June 08, 2015
Area(s) of Interest: Licensing & Regulatory Issues Medical Board of California
Two physicians have been reappointed by Governor Jerry Brown to the Medical Board of California: Dev GnanaDev, M.D., of Redlands and Sharon Levine, M.D., of Palo Alto.
Dr. GnanaDev has been a clinical professor of surgery at the Western University for Health Sciences since 1995, an associate professor of surgery at Loma Linda University since 1993 and chairman of the Department of Surgery at the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center since 1989, where he was medical director from 2000 to 2012. He has been president and chief executive officer of the California University of Science and Medicine since 2012. Dr. GnanaDev was president of the California Medical Association from 2008 to 2009. He earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Kurnool Medical College in India.
Dr. Levine has been an associate executive director at the Permanente Medical Group of Northern California since 1991, where she has served in several positions since 1977, including chief of pediatrics, chief of quality assurance and physician-in-charge at the Fremont Medical Center. Dr. Levine was a staff pediatrician at the Georgetown University Community Health Plan Inc. from 1975 to 1977. She earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Tufts University School of Medicine.
Both positions require Senate confirmation. The medical board is composed of 15 members – eight physicians and seven public members.