Huntington Hospital has announced the election of Louise Bryson and Robert Yu to its board of directors. Both have previously served on the hospital’s board.
“The healthcare industry is constantly changing, particularly for nonprofit hospitals,” said Dr. Lori Morgan, president and CEO of Huntington Hospital. “Louise and Robert have brought valuable guidance and expertise to the Huntington Hospital board in the past, and we are extremely grateful they are returning, as we work together to continue to provide high quality, compassionate care to our community.”
Bryson previously served on the Huntington Hospital board of directors from 2011-16. She is chair emerita of the board of trustees of the J. Paul Getty Trust and a founding board member of Southern California Public Radio. She is currently serving on the boards of American Funds, California Community Foundation, Public Policy Institute of California, and California Institute of the Arts. Bryson is a trustee emerita of Pomona College and was inducted into the Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2010 and serves on its board. She was president of distribution for Lifetime Television and executive vice president and general manager of Lifetime Movie Networks until she retired in 2008.
She and her husband, John, have worked closely with Huntington Hospital through the years, including supporting patient assistance funds. They have four grown children.
Yu previously served on the Huntington Hospital board of directors from 2008-13. He has served on the building, investment and quality board committees. He is CEO of R.Y. Properties Inc., a private real estate services and development company. Previously, Yu was founder of Trust Bank, which merged with East West Bank, where he was a former director.
He and his wife, Shirley, have been generous donors of Huntington Hospital, including supporting the emergency room expansion. They have three daughters.