Glenn A. Lopez, MD, MPH

Dr. Lopez obtained his MD degree from Cornell University Medical College, his residency in Family Medicine from Cook County Hospital, and his fellowship in Community Medicine and Executive MPH in Health Services Management from UCLA. Dr. Lopez was Chief-of-Staff for the CIGNA Healthplans West L.A. facility prior to moving to the country of Guatemala where, over a 10-year period, he established 94 worksite medical clinics. His clients have included the Chiquita Banana Corporation, the Washington-based Simpson Lumbar Company, and the British banana corporation Fyffes.

Since his return to Los Angeles in 2001 as Assistant Professor in the UCLA Department of Family Medicine, Dr. Lopez has engaged in numerous community, civic, and clinic-based projects for which he has won local and national recognition such as the establishment of the L.A. Department of Health’s Group Diabetes Clinic which won the L.A. County Board of Supervisor’s top 10 Quality and Productivity Programs award in 2006, the Community Partner of the Year award by the North East Valley Health Corporation in 2008, and appearances in four television news programs and talk shows regarding the successful Sun Valley Walking Groups Program. Dr. Lopez is medical director of the Providence Mobile Clinic, a nonprofit program treating the medical needs of uninsured adults in 11 low-income communities in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles (see video clip).

Dr. Lopez is a board member of the L.A. Trust for Children’s Health and supports the work of business and community groups as a founding member of the Bradley Landfill Advisory Committee for L.A. City Council.