Leadership Team

Steven Shaprio

Steven D. Shapiro, MD
Senior Vice President for Health Affairs

Steven D. Shapiro, MD, was appointed Senior Vice President for Health Affairs in May 2021. Shapiro directly oversees Keck Medicine of USC and the Keck School of Medicine of USC, working closely with the Office of the Provost and the university’s senior leadership team and serving as a critical member of the USC Health System Board. (Read more)


Rod B. Hanners

Rodney B. Hanners
CEO of Keck Medicine of USC

Rodney B. Hanners was appointed CEO of Keck Medicine of USC after serving as interim CEO. He is responsible for oversight of USC’s clinical activities, including USC Care Medical Group (Keck Medicine’s network of physicians who provide outpatient services and procedures); Keck Medical Center, which includes Keck Hospital and USC Norris Cancer Hospital; USC Verdugo Hills Hospital; and more than 67 outpatient clinics from Bakersfield to Newport Beach and other clinical practices and joint ventures throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties. (Read more)


Armand Dorian, MD, CEO USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Armand H. Dorian, MD, MMM
CEO of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Armand H. Dorian, MD, MMM, was named CEO of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital (USC-VHH) after serving as interim CEO. He brings nearly two decades of medical experience as an board-certified emergency physician and valued leader to advance USC-VHH’s mission of providing personalized, high-quality health care. (Read more)


Ravipudi

Smitha Ravipudi, MPH
CEO USC Care
CEO Ambulatory Care Services, Keck Medicine of USC

Smitha Ravipudi, MPH, is chief executive officer of USC Care, Keck Medicine of USC’s network of physicians who provide outpatient services and procedures. She is also CEO of Keck Medicine’s ambulatory care services. (Read more)


Marty Sargeant

Marty Sargeant, MBA
CEO
Keck Medical Center of USC

Marty Sargeant was appointed CEO of Keck Medical Center of USC, comprised of Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, after serving as interim CEO. He provides executive leadership for Keck Hospital and USC Norris while maintaining strong relationships with department chairs, faculty, staff and leadership. (Read more)


Tammy Capretta, RN, MPH
Chief Transformation and Risk Officer
Keck Medicine of USC

Tammy Capretta serves as chief transformation and risk officer for Keck Medicine of USC, supporting growth within Keck Medicine during a time of unprecedented expansion of the health system. (Read more)


TJ Malseed

TJ Malseed
Chief Information Officer
Keck Medicine of USC

TJ Malseed is the chief information officer for Keck Medicine of USC, leading growth and overseeing operations for information systems at hospital sites, ambulatory locations and office-based practices. He also supports information management and integration of care initiatives for Keck Medicine’s patients. (Read more)


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Ernie Schwefler
Chief Contracting, Managed Care and Payer Relations Officer
Keck Medicine of USC

As the chief contracting, managed care and payer relations officer for Keck Medicine of USC, Ernie Schwefler is responsible for the strategic management of contracting, managed care and value-based program activities. (Read more)


Sheffield

Shawn Sheffield, MBA, MHSA
Chief Strategy Officer
Keck Medicine of USC

Shawn Sheffield, MBA, MHSA, serves as chief strategy officer of Keck Medicine of USC and is responsible for the health system’s clinical strategies and expansion efforts. Sheffield leads clinical growth, health system marketing and communications, and business development. (Read more)


Eric Strucko, PhD, MPA, MPH, MPP
Chief Financial Officer
Keck Medicine of USC

Eric Strucko serves as chief financial officer for Keck Medicine of USC, overseeing the financial management of the health system’s hospitals and clinical enterprises. He also manages Keck Medicine’s strategic financial plans, financial and governmental reporting, accounting, budgeting, revenue cycle, health information management and material management. (Read more)


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Jeannine Taylor
Deputy General Counsel
Keck Medicine of USC

Jeannine Taylor is deputy general counsel for Keck Medicine of USC. She manages USC’s health sciences legal team and administers the health sciences legal fellowship program for USC Gould School of Law graduates. (Read more)


Ekta Vyas, PhD

Ekta Vyas, PhD
Chief Human Resources Officer
Keck Medicine of USC

Ekta Vyas serves as chief human resources officer for Keck Medicine of USC. She is responsible for developing and executing human resources strategies across Keck Medicine and serves as the key executive liaison between Keck Medicine’s human resources department and the health system’s executive management team and board. (Read more)


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