Shannon O'Kelley named interim VP of UCLA Health for Hospital Systems

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Shannon O'Kelley has been named the interim vice president of UCLA Health for Hospital Systems. He is also the chief operating officer for the UCLA Hospital System. Shannon is responsible for the operations of the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA, the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA and Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital.

O'Kelley previously held the role as executive director of operations – clinical services for UCLA Health System where he was responsible for clinical services administration for UCLA Medical Center, Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA and UCLA Medical Plaza. He collaborated with physicians, staff, and managers in guiding administration and service-line planning for Cardiac Services, Cancer Services, and Transplant Services.

In addition he facilitated service-line operations with Mattel Children's Hospital, women's services, and other key programs and coordinated closely with the Business Development and International Services initiatives. He also worked closely as an administrator for the Operation Mend program, which is a partnership between Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, and the V.A.-Greater Los Angeles, that has been established to help treat several U.S. military personnel wounded during service in Iraq and Afghanistan.

O'Kelley previously worked at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Health System in Baltimore, Maryland.

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