SCU Welcomes Two New Board Members

announcements / SCU Admin / 03.23.17

Southern California of Health Sciences (SCU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bonny P McClain and F. Nicholas (Nick) Jacobs, FACHE to its Board of Regents. The SCU Board of Regents consists of 14 members who are instrumental in providing overall strategic guidance to the university.

SCU Board of Regents Member, Bonny McClain

Bonny P McClain MSc, DC

Dr. Bonny P McClain is the founder and creative force behind Grapheme Consulting, Inc., the data-focused website Data & Donuts and the evolution of Alzheimer’s Disease in a popular blog, Alzheimer’s Disease: The Brand. Embracing a powerful scientific narrative Dr. McClain informs the design and analyses of real-world evidence utilizing both non-proprietary and proprietary data from large claims databases, electronic medical records, registries, and prospective clinical studies. Dr. McClain both tells stories with data found in the clinical literature and translates complex statistical concepts in an approachable and informative voice. More recently, she has focused on pragmatic and hybrid study design approaches by integrating ancestry data to yield a deeper understanding of genetic variants–and to replace race as a biologic proxy for social determinants of health. Read full bio


SCU Board of Regents Member,Nick Jacobs.

F. Nicholas (Nick) Jacobs, FACHE

F. Nicholas (Nick) Jacobs, FACHE along with Dr. Craig Shriver was a co-founder of the Windber Research Institute, now The Chan Soon-Shiong Windber Institute for Molecular Medicine, and is the founder of the Clinical and Translational Genome Research Institute. He has also been the President and founder of several other organizations including The Conemaugh Heath Foundation, Mercy Healthcare Foundation, the Laurel Highlands Educational Foundation, and a co-founder and officer of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine. Nick was the CEO of Windber Medical Center, Laurel Highlands Tourism, and Laurel Arts. He served in senior leadership roles for Mercy Medical Center and the Conemaugh Health System, now Duke-Lifepoint and is currently an officer on the board of the Integrative Health Policy Consortium. Read full bio


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