Meet our Board

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Dr. Christine Petersen

Christine Petersen M.D., M.B.A. is a board certified internist with a fellowship in oncology and over 30 years of management experience in Managed Care.  She has held both operational and functional positions in regional and corporate and most recently, corporate responsibility as Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer for Sierra Health Services.

After retiring from her role at Sierra Health Services in the fall of 2007, she provided consulting services for HealthInsight, the Nevada Quality Improvement Organization assisting in award of the award of the AARA funded REC grant. She currently provides consulting services to healthcare multiple entities.

Dr. Petersen is a Board Member of IHP US, a 501(c)(3) NGO, a member of the Advisory Board of WBL, and an Advisory Board member of Healthscape Advisors.  She is a past member of the American Association of Health Plans (AAHP) Leadership Council and Chief Medical Officer Committee and was Chairman of the AAHP Executive Leadership Program. She also served as committee chair for the Southern Nevada Medical Industry Coalition and Nevadans for Antibiotic Awareness, a CDC funded program.  

She has been the recipient of numerous awards for her community service including the Southern Nevada Public Health Hero Award, The Nevada Women’s Business Owners Glass Ceiling Award and the Southern Nevada Medical Industry Coalition Health Care Hero Award.