ALHAMBRA, Calif. and GLENDALE, Calif., June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: AMEH), an integrated population health management company, today announced that the size of its Board of Directors has been increased from nine to eleven and that two new board members have been appointed. Joining the Board are Ernest A. Bates, M.D. and J. Mario Molina, M.D.
Dr. Bates founded American Shared Hospital Services ("ASHS") in 1977 and has served as its Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board since 1983. ASHS, based in San Francisco, California, is a healthcare company that is publicly-traded on the NYSE American and has a 25-year track record of leasing state-of-the-art medical equipment to hospitals and medical centers in the United States.
A board-certified neurosurgeon, Dr. Bates is an Emeritus of the Board of Trustees of Johns Hopkins University and served on the Board of Visitors of the Johns Hopkins Medical Center and the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery Advisory Board. He served on the Boards of the University of Rochester, FasterCures and the Salzburg Global Seminar. He currently serves on the Board of Shared Imaging, LLC. From 1981 to 1987, he was a member of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, and he served on the California High Speed Rail Authority from 1997 to 2003. He was also appointed to the Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel. Dr. Bates is a member of the Board of Overseers at the University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing.
Dr. Bates received his BA from Johns Hopkins University and his M.D. degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He completed an internship in surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx Municipal Hospital Center and completed his neurosurgery residency at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center.
Dr. Molina served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Molina Healthcare, Inc. from 1996 to 2017. Molina Healthcare, based in Long Beach, California, is a Fortune 500 health insurance company that is publicly-traded on the NYSE and had $18.9 billion in revenue in 2017. He was with Molina Healthcare for over 25 years and continued the legacy of his father, C. David Molina, M.D., an emergency room physician who founded the company in 1980. He is currently the President and owner of Golden Shore Medical Group.
Dr. Molina was named one of the 100 most influential people in healthcare in 2015 and 2016 by Modern Healthcare, and also as one of the 50 most influential physician executives in 2016. In 2002, he received the Ernst & Young Greater Los Angeles Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He was also featured in Time magazine as one of the 25 most influential Hispanics in America in 2015. Dr. Molina is a member of numerous organizations, including a member of the Board of Trustees of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.