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Credentials Committee

Reports to: Board of Regents

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Approve Fellowship candidates and recommend policies to facilitate advancement to Fellowship. Establish and implement guidelines and procedures to ensure that the requirements of membership approved by the Board of Regents are met, and to evaluate and grant exceptions to membership applicants who do not meet the stated requirements

Composition (9)

Chair, who is an ACP Fellow or Master; eight members.


One-year, renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the Chair, BOR.

2018-19 Members

Michael S. Bronze, MD, MACP, FIDSA, Chair
(Governor)  Oklahoma
David Ross Boyd Professor of Medicine
Stewart Wolf Endowed Chair, Chairman of Med
OU Health Science Center
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties: IM, ID

Matthew B. Carroll, MD, FACP, FACR
(Governor) U.S Air Force
Designated Institutional Official
Keesler Medical Center
Keesler AFB, MS
Specialties: IM, RHU

Mark S. Noah, MD, FACP
(Governor) California Southern
The Melvin Brody, MD Endowed Chair in Medical Education
Associate Dean of Medical Education
Professor of Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Specialty: IM

Maria E. Pinto, MD, FACP
Agustin del Castillo
Santiago, Chile
Specialties: IM, ID

Adrian P. Sequeira, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Clinical medicine
LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine
Shreveport, LA
Specialties: IM, Nephrology

Michael C. Sha, MD, FACP
Carmel, IN
Specialties: IM, GER

Molly B. Southworth, MD, MPH, FACE, FACP
Endocrinologist Alaska Native Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine
Affiliate of Alaska Professor of Biomedical Science
University of Alaska Anchorage/WWAMI Program
Anchorage, AK
Specialty: END

Lavanya Viswanathan, MD, MS, FACP
Gastroenterology Fellow at Augusta University Medical Center
Augusta, GA

Leslie-Ann Williams, MD, FACP
Medical Director/Owner
Healing Wings International
St Thomas, VI
Specialty: PED-Medicine

Staff Liaison: Rebecca Moore