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Children’s Health Foundation Elects Two New Board Members

PALO ALTO, Calif. – The board of directors of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health yesterday elected two leaders in children’s health and philanthropy to serve renewable three-year terms.

John Kriewall retired in 2000 from a career in the investment business as a securities analyst, portfolio manager and head of a line of business at RCM Capital Management in San Francisco. Since retiring, he has served on the boards of the Children’s Health Council in Palo Alto and Proyecto Itzaes in Yucatan, Mexico. He is an active supporter of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University, the Ronald McDonald House and many other philanthropic organizations. Kriewall earned his undergraduate degree and MBA at Stanford, and served six years in the U.S. Navy.

Steven Schroeder, MD, is Distinguished Professor of Health and Health Care in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also heads the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center. From 1990 to 2002 he was president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He currently is a member of the editorial board for the New England Journal of Medicine and serves on the boards of directors of the James Irvine Foundation, the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science and the Robina Foundation. Schroeder is an alumnus of Stanford and the Harvard Medical School. He has held faculty appointments at Harvard and George Washington University. He has published extensively in the fields of clinical medicine, health care financing and organization, prevention, public health, and the work force.

The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health is a public charity whose mission is to “promote, protect and sustain the physical, mental, emotional and behavioral health of children.” For more information about the foundation, call (650) 724-5778 or visit