Meet Our Board of Directors: Joni Novosel


Joni Novosel, Director of Community Health for Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center, has dedicated 18 years to improving community health. She previously served as Executive Director of Valley Care Community Consortium, a non-profit health and mental health planning agency, and as Manager of Managed Care for National Healthcare Review, where she oversaw care audits and trainings for over 100 hospitals in 28 states. She is also the Director of the Center for Healthier Communities at Northridge Hospital, which provides health and wellness programs to meet the changing needs of the community. 

Joni is a strong believer in the power of collaboration and the author of six community health needs assessments. In collaboration with SFCHC, one of her largest projects is leading the Vaccinate LA Collaborative with seven community-based partners funded by a $1 million Health Resources & Services Administration grant. Joni is a part-time faculty member in the Health Administration Department at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) and contributed a chapter in the textbook entitled “Collaboration Across the Disciplines in Health Care.” She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a Finance Option, and obtained a Master of Science degree in Health Administration from CSUN. 

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