Sue collaborates with the Board of Directors and key members of the community to advance PHC’s mission of optimizing quality of healthcare through Integrative Health and Wellness. Prior to her appointment as Chair and CEO for the Progressive Health Center, Sue was the Director of Development for the Colorado Neurological Institute (CNI) and served as a consultant to HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center. Her extensive industry experience includes a proven track record in leading successful teams, supporting board members, building relationships with major donors, public speaking, fundraising, promotions, building collaborative partnerships, working with volunteers, sales and marketing. Prior to CNI, she was a consultant to Yampa Valley Medical Center, Health Magazine, Vail Associates, Petroleum Information, Arizona Heart and the Denver Athletic Club. A graduate of the University of Denver, and Leadership Denver 1997, Sue also received a certificate from the Bard School of Entrepreneurship Development from the University of Colorado business school at Denver in December 2003. Currently, Sue serves as chair of the Cancer Care Initiative and is a member of the Society for Physician Entrepreneurs.
Tom first became involved with Progressive Health Center and the Cancer Care Initiative as a patient. He is a three-year survivor and is currently winning his battle with stage IV cancer. Tom is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a BA in Environmental Biology and Chemistry, after which Tom was a practicing chemist for 20 years. Tom found his experience with Tai Yi and acupuncture to be so beneficial he wanted to ensure that other people had the same opportunities for integrative care that he did. Tom is passionate about his involvement with PHC and CCI and the work they do to further the care of cancer survivors. Tom organizes and facilitates a meditation meet-up group that takes place in the Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Chapel on Friday mornings. In his free time, Tom is an avid road biker and loves sailing his 20’ Santana around Colorado.
Joseph H.Fillmore MD, MBA
Joseph H. Fillmore, MD, MBA, is a member of the Progressive Health Center’s Medical Advisory team and also serves on the board of directors.
David Theil, MD completed medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine in 1983. He performed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC (1983-1986) and in Anesthesiology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC (1998-1990). He became an attending anesthesiologist at Duke in January, 1991. During his time at Duke, Dr. Theil performed pulmonary research at the F.G. Hall Environmental Lab, assisting in studies on pulmonary hypertension and the toxic effects of oxygen on the lung. In September, 1991, Dr. Theil accepted a position at Rose Medical Center in Denver. He served as Chairman of the Rose Anesthesia Quality Improvement Committee from 1992-1996. In 1996 he was named Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia at Rose, and he remains in that position today. In addition to his administrative duties, Dr. Theil has a broad clinical practice which includes cardiac and obstetric anesthesia, as well as chronic pain management. He maintains a special interest in advanced airway techniques and frequently instructs Pulmonary Fellows from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in emergency airway management. He also serves on the Medical Advisory Board for Teleflex Medical, Inc. helping to assess new airway devices and other anesthesia products. Dr. Theil regularly travels to Arusha, Tanzania to provide anesthesia for reconstructive surgeries on pediatric patients with cleft lips and palates, severe burn scars, and other deformities.
ScottJoy MD, MBA, FACP
Scott Joy MD, MBA, FACP has practiced in Colorado since 2012 at Uptown Primary Care on the campus of Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center – a NCQA-Certified, Level Three and Comprehensive Primary Care Plus practice. Dr. Joy obtained his MBA from East Carolina University. He previously taught at Duke University in Durham, NC and is currently a faculty member of the University of Colorado. He is active in health policy advocacy and has held leadership positions in managed care and population health. He has a passion for practice transformation and optimization, effective chronic care management and physician work life balance.
Enoch K. Waipa, “Keoki,” is the founder and managing member of Waipa Law, LLC where he handles a wide variety of legal issues, including specializing in entity formation and real estate law. Prior to founding Waipa Law, Keoki was an attorney for law firms both big and small, but felt he could better serve his clients through his own firm. Keoki obtained his B.A. from Graceland University and his J.D. from the University of Hawaii – William S. Richardson School of Law.
Lisa Dalton, MD is a board-certified family medicine specialist currently practicing at Kaiser Permanente in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Dalton is a member of the American Academy of Family Medicine. She has mentored medical students and has taught the communications curriculum. In 2014, Dr. Dalton has completed the Transform program with Dr. Amit Sood and personally trained with Dr. Sood at the Mayo Clinic to present the SMART program.
Alejandra Harvey is the Associate Chief Operating Officer at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, joined the PSL team in 2013. Before joining the PSL team, she held the same position at Swedish Medical Center. She is a member of the HCA Executive Development Program, and is a former competitive ballroom dancer. She earned her undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech, and received her graduate degree from MCV/Virginia Common Wealth University.
Kathy Knight is a financial executive with significant experience in financial leadership. Kathy’s areas of expertise include accounting, audit, business management, enterprise risk management, strategic planning, and financial planning, analysis, governance and compliance. She has held progressive positions in large public companies, including roles as Controller, CFO, CIO, and VP Internal Audit and is currently VP Internal Audit at EarthLink.