MARTY LYNCH, PH.d, executive director/ceo
Marty Lynch is the Executive Director/CEO of LifeLong Medical Care. He has been the Director of LifeLong and the Over 60 Health Center since 1982, and a non-profit administrator for over 30 years. Dr. Lynch co-founded the Elderly Sub-committee of the National Association of Community Health Centers and is past Chair of the California Primary Care Association. He recently completed serving on the state task force to examine policy changes necessary for the integration of primary care and mental health services and to develop a California plan for Alzheimer’s disease.
Dr. Lynch received his Ph.D. in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the University of California, San Francisco and an MPA from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. In addition to health administration, Dr. Lynch is involved in public policy and research activities related to health access for the uninsured, long term care models, chronic care, and financing care for disabled populations. Dr. Lynch is also a Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley.
Lucinda Bazile, MPH, Deputy director
Ms. Bazile is currently employed with LifeLong Medical Care as Deputy Director. She is extremely dedicated and passionate about her work. Ms. Bazile made a career change from public accounting into public health because of her desire to work directly with the management of providing access to healthcare for underserved communities, particularly those of color. She has years of experience in operations and financial management, eventplanning, human resources, policy development and program planning.
Dr. Eric Henley, Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Henley attended Georgetown University Medical School, family medicine residency at the University of Connecticut, and received his Masters in Public Health from Harvard University. He worked for over nine years as a commissioned officer in the Indian Health Service on the Hopi Reservation and in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and as a locums physician in Alaska and New Mexico.
Subsequently, Dr. Henley worked for almost 13 years at the University of Illinois Chicago’s regional campus in Rockford, IL. While there, he spent nine years as the Chair of the Family and Community Medicine Department. His interest in community health led him to develop several school-based clinics, become medical director at a local methadone program, and have his department run the entire health program for the county jail (700+ adults). His department included a residency in Rockford, a rural residency, and three medical student teaching offices. Dr. Henley also helped start and direct a regional Masters in Public Health program that was a part of the University of Illinois Chicago.
Before coming to LifeLong Medical Care, Dr. Henley served as Chief Medical Officer at North Country HealthCare, a Federally Qualified Health Center in Flagstaff, Arizona where he led electronic health record adoption, quality improvement efforts, and patient-centered medical home development. In 2014, he joined LifeLong Medical Care as Chief Medical Officer where he contributes his considerable skills in clinical leadership, quality improvement, and the use of health technologies to the Lifelong community. Serving as CMO at LifeLong speaks to his interests in primary care, community health and caring for the underserved.
Dr. Porshia Mack, Deputy Chief Medical Officer
Kanwar Singh, Chief Financial Officer
Kanwar Singh returned to LifeLong Medical Care as the CFO in 2014. He brings great leadership and experience in Finance and Accounting from his work in the health care industry for over 20 years. Mr. Singh was the Chief Financial Officer at LifeLong for eight years (1994-2002), and pursued his career for another seven years at the City and County of San Francisco, where he managed a budget of approximately $490 million. He left the City to become CFO at Seneca Centers, a $55 million Behavioral Health organization, and for the last few years has worked as CFO of Thunder Road (Sutter Health affiliate) in Oakland and Axis Community Health in Pleasanton. Mr. Singh brings an expertise in primary care, behavioral health and social services.
DL Poole, Chief Administrative Officer
Damone “DL" Poole is the chief administrative officer of Lifelong Medical Care, a leading provider of high-quality health and social services to underserved people in the Bay Area. Mr. Poole assumed the role of CAO in January 2015 after serving as a member of the Board of Directors for Lifelong for 2 years. As CAO, he oversees administrative departments that support patients and staff and is responsible for non-primary care clinical service areas including dental, adult day health care, urgent care and school-based services. A critical focus of his work is improving both the patient experience and staff satisfaction.
Mr. Poole has over 20 years experience in healthcare administration and services. Before being named CAO, he served as the Regional Senior Executive Director for Core Healthcare, an operator of skilled nursing facilities throughout California. Other previous roles include Executive Director/Associate Medical Director for two skilled nursing facilities, San Pablo Healthcare & Wellness Center and Vale Healthcare Center. He has also practiced as a licensed physician assistant for Kaiser Permanente and in private practice.
Mr. Poole earned a bachelor of science degree and a master of public administration in healthcare from California State University East Bay. He earned a physician assistant certification from the University of California, Davis and an MBA from the University of San Francisco.
Nance Rosencranz, Director of strategic planning & business development
Nance Rosencranz is the Director of Strategic Planning & Business Development at LifeLong Medical Care. Her work focuses on developing new strategic business ventures with nonprofit associations, foundations, and governmental agencies. She also provides planning and implementation leadership for capital projects. Since joining LifeLong Medical Care in 2006, Ms. Rosencranz has spearheaded consistent growth in grant support for LifeLong’s initiatives and ongoing operations. She has more than 25 years of strategic and business development experience.