Polarity Certifications: PACT™ Foundations & Professional Applications Huntington Beach, CA USA
A widely-acclaimed healthcare executive, inspirational leader and team-builder, Diana’s achievements and accomplishments span a career of more than 25 years, with experience in leadership at all levels of complex organizations. As the former CEO of Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital, Diana led one of the largest acute care, trauma and teaching hospital complexes on the west coast.
Her areas of expertise include: strategic vision and business growth, multi-site fiduciary and operations oversight, crisis and security management, creating effective decision-making structures, large-scale project management, and building and sustaining high functioning, agile and resilient teams.
Dr. Hendel has spoken at regional and national conferences and had the privilege of presenting at TEDx SoCal on the topic of “Childhood Obesity: Small Steps, Big Change” in 2011.
She earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences from UC Irvine and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from UC San Francisco.
She is a wife and the mother of two teenagers, an avid hiker and gardener, a voracious reader, and enjoys many artistic hobbies.