ORG California Telehealth Network (CTN) Title BIO Denise Jurca is the Director of Operation for the California Telehealth Network (CTN) As one of the original members of the CTN team, Denise has been intimately involved in all aspects of CTN operations. Her leadership has enabled the company to thrive and increase its scale of operations through the expansion of facilities, as well as increase the company's footprint into new geographies. She is responsible for overseeing relationships with CTN's Federal counterparts at the Universal Services Administration Company (USAC). Denise is also responsible for day to day operations with respect to signing on new sites and supervising the filing, approval, and invoicing process for the FCC Rural Health Care Pilot Program. Denise is not new to telemedicine; she participated in the execution of one of the country's first telemedicine programs while working at the University of Iowa. Her experience includes 10 years in the telemedicine field, and over 20 years experience in the healthcare environment. Denise holds an MBA from the University of Iowa, and is a recognized Project Management Professional with the Project Management Institute (PMI). Denise strongly believes in giving back to her community. She is an auxiliary volunteer with Sutter Hospital in Davis, California.