Katja Van Herle, M.D., M.S.P.H

President and CEO - All-Greater Good Foundation

Dr. Van Herle serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the All Greater Good Foundation in San Diego, California. As a medical professional, Dr. Van Herle has had ample opportunities and experience in working with world- renowned research and medical institutions on a number of projects. In her long term association and her dedication to medicine, Dr. Van Herle has observed projects first-hand that have been rejected by major research institutes or corporations for political, business, or other reasons. She has long been interested in developing medicine and programs for those “orphan” projects that are best conducted through a non-profit organization that is free from major institute’s policy limitations and/or major corporation’s project parameters.

She received both her M.D. and M.S. in Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her postdoctoral training in Internal Medicine was also performed at the UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Van Herle has served in various capacities at UCLA for five years including, Chief of Endocrinology and Chair of the Diabetes Task Force at Santa Monica – UCLA Hospital before joining The Scripps Research Institute in 2004. She maintains a clinical faculty appointment at the UCLA School of Medicine, with a clinical practice in Los Angeles. Additionally, her practice includes patients from a broader scope, both nationally and internationally, who seek Dr. Van Herle’s expertise in medical problem solving.

Dr. Van Herle is a member of the American Thyroid Association, The American Medical Association, The American Diabetes Association, and has won an Award of Excellence and Humanitarianism in Internal Medicine from the Clinical Faculty Association of the UCLA Department of Medicine. In 2007 she was named as one of America’s Top Physicians in Endocrinology by the Consumer Research Council of America and is recognized as the 2008 Professional of the Year in the area of Internal Medicine in the Global Directory of Who’s Who.

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