School of Medicine
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Alumni Board - Voting Members

Yama  Akbari, MD, PhD
School of Medicine Class of 2006
Co-president, SOM Alumni Board
Location: UCI School of Medicine
Specialty: Neurology, Neurocritical Care
Currently: Assistant professor & staff neurointensivist,
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Debra Hill, MD
School of Medicine Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1989
Co-president, SOM Alumni Board
Location:  Private practice in Laguna Hills, CA
Specialties: Adult psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry, and psychoanalysis, with emphasis in restorative medicine
Contact: Office:  949-833-7998
Currently: Private practice in adult, adolescent, child, & mother-infant psychiatry with an emphasis in restorative medicine and psychoanalytically informed psychotherapy.

Rimal B. Bera, MD
School of Medicine Class of 1987
Past President, SOM Alumni Board
Location: Orange, CA
Specialty: Adult psychiatry, focus on treatment, diagnosis and research of major mental illnesses
Contact: 714-456-6898 or
Currently: Clinical professor of psychiatry, UCI School of Medicine
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Elaine King, MD
School of Medicine Class of 1999
Location: 16300 Sand Canyon, Suite 410, Irvine, CA
Specialty: Family medicine
Contact: 949-216-6900;
Currently: Busy family medicine private office; volunteer clinical professor at the school of medicine since 2003; board of directors for Hoag Foundation 552 Club; classical concert pianist during spare time

Christopher Lundquist, MD
School of Medicine Class of1980
Location: Brea, CA
Specialty: Family medicine

Rejan McCaskill, MD, FACP 
School of Medicine Class of 1999
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Specialty: Internal medicine
Currently: Practicing internal medicine in private practice, affiliated with Hoag Hospital; volunteer faculty member at UCI School of Medicine

Jackie  See, MD
School of Medicine Class of 1968 
Location: Western Medical Center, Anaheim
Specialty: Cardiology
Currently: Has maintained an active practice of medicine continually since 1976; an active member of the California and Orange County medical associations. Dr. See, his wife of 42 years, three sons and seven grandchildren share their gratitude of the endless opportunities we enjoy by living in America.

Mark Halikis, MD
School of Medicine Class of 1993