Dr. Sandra R. Hernández is president and CEO of the California Health Care Foundation, which is based in Oakland and dedicated to improving the health of Californians. Previously, she led The San Francisco Foundation and also served as director of public health for the City and County of San Francisco. She is an assistant clinical professor at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine and maintained a clinical practice at San Francisco General Hospital in the AIDS clinic from 1984 to 2016. She is a graduate of Yale University and the Tufts School of Medicine.
Sandra R. Hernández