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UniHealth Foundation Names New President & Chief Operating Officer

Friday, October 26, 2018

For nearly 20 years, UniHealth Foundation has been deeply committed to supporting nonprofit, community-based hospitals and health organizations in Southern California. It is with this commitment in mind that we are pleased to announce the appointment Jennifer Vanore, Ph.D. as our new President and Chief Operating Officer.

Since joining UniHealth Foundation in 2015, Jennifer has demonstrated tremendous leadership, knowledge and passion for our Foundation's work in health philanthropy. She possesses a keen understanding of where hospitals, clinics and other health-related organizations have been and where they are headed. 

In her new role as President and COO, she will be responsible for overseeing all grantmaking and the day-to-day functions of the Foundation. She will also work closely with our Board as we support innovative new programs and services to improve population and community health outcomes throughout Southern California. 

Jennifer most recently served as UniHealth Foundation's Vice President of Programs, overseeing nearly $15 million in grants in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. She previously served as Program Manager for The California Endowment's Center for Healthy Communities, and has also worked in clinic, hospital and social service settings. She received her B.A. from Vassar College, a M.A. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, where her research focused on the social, economic and political development of the hospital industry in Los Angeles County. 


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