Richard M. Soderstrom, MD

A board certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Dick practiced in Seattle for 40 years and has been involved as a volunteer in numerous charity health clinics on a local and national level. He served as President of five national medical societies and held a 20 year position with the FDA as a medical device advisor. From 1978 to 1980, he represented the USA Department of Health & Human Services serving in the World Health Organization (WHO). In 2004, Dick became the Board President of the Seven Lakes Homeowner’s Association in Palm Springs, and, during his 10 year tenure as President, he oversaw the successful purchase of the HOA’s property from the Native American lessors. He continues as the HOA’s President Emeritus.

Dick is a member of the Executive Committee and Chair, Fund Development Committee. He is also actively involved in the WineLover’s Auction and has been the Chair and Organizer of two Pro-Am Golf Tournaments (2016 and 2017) at the Seven Lakes Country Club (Palm Springs) benefitting CVVIM.