American Healthcare REIT, Inc., a self-managed, publicly registered, real estate investment trust, announced the appointment of Marvin O’Quinn to the company’s board of directors, effective January 10, 2023. O’Quinn bring extensive experience in his respective fields of healthcare that will complement the experience of the company’s existing board of directors.
“We are pleased to welcome Marvin O’Quinn to the American Healthcare REIT board,” said Danny Prosky, president, chief executive officer and director. “Marvin a proven leader in his field, is a tremendous addition to our board of directors and will be valuable contributor as we pursue our strategic plan on behalf of our stockholders.”
O’Quinn is highly experienced in U.S. healthcare and brings valuable insight into matters relating to the U.S. healthcare delivery system that impacts many of the company’s investments and partners. Since February 2019, O’Quinn has served as the president and chief operating officer of CommonSpirit Health — one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare systems with more than 1,000 care sites and 140 hospitals in 21 states — which was created by the merger of Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives. In this role, O’Quinn spearheaded the growth and policy development of a health system with approximately 150,000 employees. Prior to such merger, from January 2009 to February 2019, O’Quinn served as the senior executive vice president and chief operating officer of Dignity Health, a not-for-profit corporation with corporate offices in San Francisco, California that operated hospitals and ancillary care centers located in California, Arizona and Nevada. Throughout his career, O’Quinn has also held key positions within other hospitals and medical centers in the northwest, including Legacy Emanuel Hospital & Health Center, Willamette Falls Hospital, Valley Children’s Hospital and Harborview Medical Center. Additionally, O’Quinn serves as chairman of the board of directors for Dignity Health Global Education and as a member of the board of directors of First Initiatives Insurance, Ltd., a captive insurance company that serves CommonSpirit Health, and Premier, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed healthcare improvement company.