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Board Certified Ophthalmologist Becomes First Asian American Woman to Lead Medical Association

The Los Angeles County Medical Association has announced that Dr. Diana Shiba, an ophthalmologist certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, has been elected as the first Asian American woman president of the advocacy organization, which has more than 7,000 physician members. Dr. Shiba is the chief government relations officer and a regional assistant medical director for Southern California Permanente Medical Group, a for-profit organization of doctors who serve the 3.3 million members of the Southern California region health care network of Oakland-based Kaiser Permanente. To read more about Dr. Shiba and the LA County Medical Association, read the announcement in the Los Angeles Business Journal.


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