CHPSO staff

Board and Staff

Rory Jaffe, MD, MBA
Executive Director

In addition to his position at CHPSO, he is a Special Advisor to the Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, the Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Jaffe has extensive experience in both clinical care and health system leadership. Prior to becoming Executive Director of CHPSO, he was Executive Director of Medical Services for the University of California system. In this role, he served as the senior physician in the system, which included oversight of quality of care at the five academic health systems and the ten student health centers. He also has served on a number of federal and state advisory committees on topics as varied as patient privacy, disaster planning, electronic health record safety and EMTALA reform.

(916) 552-7568
Board and Staff

Claire Manneh, MPH
Director of Programs

Claire has worked in the health care industry from clinical research to consulting with some of the largest health insurers in the US.  Claire’s engagements have spanned a broad range of topics, including research design, operations, supply chain, and process improvement.  She is currently leading CHPSO’s efforts for member engagement and developing their PSO infrastructure, as well as overall program development.

(916) 552-7683

Asma Ahmad
Administrative Assistant

Asma has over ten years of administrative support experience, including eight years supporting executives. Her experience includes project coordination, documentation control, and database management. She has a strong background in customer service. Asma supports CHPSO with member contract and database management, team calendar coordination, presentation development and travel arrangements.

(916) 552-7651