Susan Samueli

Participates in 1 Session
Susan Samueli was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley and received a BA in Mathematics from UC Berkeley in 1972. From 1972 to 1985 she was with IBM Corporation where she worked initially as a software programmer in the Federal Systems Division, Westlake Village, CA and then as a Systems Engineer in the National Marketing Division, Los Angeles, CA. In 1985 she left IBM and focused her energy on raising her children at which time she developed a keen interest in alternative health care. She developed an active consulting practice in the areas of nutrition, homeopathy, and Chinese herbs and subsequently received a Ph.D. in nutrition from the American Holistic College of Nutrition in 1993 and a Diploma in Homeopathy from the British Institute of Homeopathy in 1994. Since relocating to Orange County in 1995, Susan has become very active in the community. She is co-founder of the Samueli Foundation, which makes grants to agencies working in the areas of health, social services, religion, education and the arts. She is on the boards of the Orangewood Children’s Foundation, Opera Pacific and Temple Beth El. She chairs the Orangewood Children’s Foundation Auxiliary, 44 Women For Children that primarily raises money for teens emancipating from the foster care system. She also serves on the Board and Advisory Board of the Susan Samueli Center for Integrated Medicine (SSCIM) at UC Irvine. SSCIM promotes integrative medicine by providing education, scientific research and a model of clinical care that emphasizes healing of the whole person. In the fall of 2005 Susan helped co-found the Coalition Advocating Human Security (CAHS) which is associated with the Center for Unconventional Security at UC Irvine. This coalition studies threats to human security and helps to identify strategies to protect and empower the most vulnerable individuals and communities in our world. She was honored with the UCI Medal in March 2000 and she was the 2002 Ellen Cooperman Angel Award Recipient given by the John Wayne Cancer Institute. In 2006, Susan and her husband, Henry became the proud owners of the NHL franchise the Anaheim Ducks, Stanley Cup Champions, 2007.

Sessions in which Susan Samueli participates

Tuesday March 20, 2018

Time Zone: PDT/Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:15 AM
9:15 AM