Board of Directors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Appoints Two New Members

Board of Directors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Appoints Two New Members

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welcomes Elaine Chambers and William S. Thompson to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2015.

Elaine Chambers is recognized for her commitment to education, children’s interests, and growth issues at the community and national level. Chambers and her husband John Chambers, president and CEO of Cisco Systems, are trustees of the Chambers Family Foundation and are active philanthropists in the Bay Area. They both are generous supporters of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, where Elaine has also served as a volunteer ambassador. Chambers is also a member of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health Board of Directors and was appointed as chair January 2015.

Bill Thompson, a managing director with Cambridge Associates’ Menlo Park office, currently advises non-profit clients on investment issues such as asset allocation strategy, investment manager selection, investment program evaluation and governance. Prior to joining Cambridge Associates, Thompson was a vice president at Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. in the Institutional Credit Sales group, and worked as a consultant at Anderson Consulting LLP. Bill is currently active in the local school district as a board member of the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation.

“We are very pleased that Elaine and Bill have joined our board,” said Christopher G. Dawes, president and CEO of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and Stanford Children’s Health. “They both are recognized as outstanding contributors to the community and bring with them a wealth of experience and expertise, along with a passion for children’s health.”

Stanford Children’s Health, with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford at its core, is an internationally recognized leader in world-class, nurturing care and extraordinary outcomes in every pediatric and obstetric specialty from the routine to rare, for every child and pregnant woman. Together with our physicians, nurses, and staff, we deliver this innovative care and research through partnerships, collaborations, outreach, specialty clinics and primary care practices at more than 100 locations in the U.S. western region. As a non-profit, we are committed to supporting our community – from caring for uninsured or underinsured kids, homeless teens and pregnant moms, to helping re-establish school nurse positions in local schools. Learn more about our full range of preeminent programs and network of care at , and on our . Join us on , , , and .

is the heart of Stanford Children’s Health, and is one of the nation’s top hospitals for the care of children and expectant mothers. For a decade, we have received the highest specialty rankings of any Northern California children’s hospital, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 survey, and are the only hospital in Northern California to receive the national 2013 Leapfrog Group award for quality and patient care safety. Discover more at .

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