Global Engagement Committee

Reports to:

Board of Regents


Recommend to the Board of Regents approaches for the College to connect, support and inspire internists as members of the global internal medicine community.

Composition (11)

Chair; Vice Chair; two Regents; three Governors of international chapters, and four at-large members.


Chair, Vice and Chair and members serve one-year terms renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless extended by the Chair, Board of Regents.

2022-23 Members

Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, FRCP, Chair
Professor, Department of Medicine and Medical Education
Assistant Dean for Well-Being and Medical Student Education
University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Marianne C. Parshley, MD, FACP, Vice Chair (Regent)
General Internist in Primary Care and Palliative Care Training Center Site Faculty
Providence Medical Group- Gateway Internal Medicine
Portland, OR
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Waqar H. Ahmed, MD, FACP (Governor)
King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital
Jeddah 21492
Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

Ebrahim Barkoudah, MD, MPH, FACP, SFHM
Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Specialties: Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine

Dawn E. DeWitt, MD, MACP, FRACP
Professor and Senior Associate Dean
Washington State University
Spokane, WA
Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism/Internal Medicine          

Montserrat Diaz-Abad, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Specialties: Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine

Peter G. Hamilton, BSc, MBBCh, FRCPC, FACP (Governor)
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Tiffany I. Leung, MD, MPH, FACP
Assistant Professor
Maastricht University
Maastricht, CX, The Netherlands
Specialty: Internal Medicine      

Eugenio Matijasevic, MD, FACP (Governor)
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Eileen M. Moser, MD, MHPE, MACP (Regent)
Associate Dean for Medical Education; Professor of Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine-Penn State Health
Hummelstown, PA
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Isaac O. Opole, MBChB, PhD, FACP (Regent)
Professor of Medicine, Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Staff Liaison: Wendy Rivera-Craig