Vancouver, Washington – The Kuni Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of John G. Hunter, MD to the organization’s Board of Directors. Dr. Hunter serves as Executive Vice President of Oregon Health & Science University and Chief Executive Officer of OHSU Health, which includes OHSU Hospital, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Tuality Healthcare and Adventist Health Portland.
“We are honored to have Dr. Hunter join our Board of Directors,” said Greg Goodwin, Board Chair of The Kuni Foundation. “His extensive expertise, deep commitment to advancing the health of our community and reputation for collaboration, compassion and innovation will profoundly strengthen our work.”
Dr. Hunter also serves as the Professor of Surgery at OHSU’s School of Medicine, where he previously served as Chair of the Department of Surgery and Interim Dean. As a highly recognized expert in his field Dr. Hunter tirelessly advances the frontiers of medicine, advocating for community-based models of care that expand and enhance patient access and outcomes.
As a highly skilled and engaged surgeon, Dr. Hunter’s extensive background includes serving as past Chair of the American Board of Surgery, the national certification organization for surgeons, and current President of the International Society of Surgery. He also serves as a member of a wide range of surgical associations, including the American College of Surgeons, American Surgical Association, Pacific Coast Surgical Association and the Society for Surgery.