Our Team at Palomar Corporate Health Services

Wendell Perry, D.O.


Medical Director & Physician

Dr. Perry has more than 12 years' experience in the field of corporate health. He successfully combines his interests in orthopedics and the musculoskeletal system to help patients return to their full functional potential with the ultimate goal of achieving pre-injury health and wellness. Dr. Perry has been published in his field, contributing chapters to occupational medicine textbooks.  

Russell Riehl, MHA


Business Director

As Director of Palomar Corporate Health Services, Russell’s responsibilities include oversight of daily operations, fiscal program accountability, system liaison, and program development. He obtained his Bachelors degree from Portland State University, and a Masters degree in Healthcare Administration from Chapman University. As he advanced toward a leadership role, he held positions including Health & Wellness Coordinator and Corporate Health Specialist, where he developed programs in ergonomics, lift teams, and employee wellness.

Glen Pugh, RN, BSN, MSN, FNP-BC

Glen Pugh, Clinical Manager, Corporate Health

Clinical Manager 

Glen has been in the health care field for more than twenty years and has practiced as a nurse practitioner since 1997. He started his career in health care in 1977 as a Corpsman in the United States Navy. Glen has more than 19 years of clinical experience in the United States Navy and in the public sector, including more than 9 years as a Nurse Practitioner in both Occupational and Internal Medicine. He obtained a Bachelors degree in Nursing from American International University, a Masters degree in Nursing Administration from University of Hartford, and an additional Masters degree in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has also held a faculty position for Yale, Master in Nursing program, and is currently a clinical preceptor for the University of San Diego, Nurse Practitioner program.

Ellen Petersen, ANP

Nurse Practitioner

Ellen has 12 years experience in occupational health and adult health as a nurse practitioner. Her background includes extensive emergency department nursing along with primary care serving the uninsured population in the community clinic system and military population in the Tricare system. She is currently an active member of the California Occupational Health Nurses Association, San Diego chapter and also serves on the California state board. She is a Certified Occupational Health Nurse- specialist (COHN-s) and has been in our Poway office since it opened in March 2004.





























































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