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Board of Governors, 2015-2016

The Board of Governors is an advisory board to the Board of Regents, the College's policy-making body. The Board is comprised of popularly elected Governors who implement national projects and initiatives at the chapter level and represent member concerns at the national level.

There is also a directory of Governors-elect.

Board of Governors
 
Chair, Board of Governors
Andrew Dunn, MD, SFHM, FACP
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY
Andrew Dunn, MD, SFHM, FACP
   
Chair-elect, Board of Governors
Douglas M. DeLong, MD, FACP
Bassett Healthcare
Cooperstown, NY
Douglas M. DeLong, MD, FACP
   
Alabama
Gustavo R. Heudebert, MD, MACP
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL
Gustavo R. Heudebert, MD, MACP
   
Alaska
Molly B. Southworth, MD, MPH, FACE, FACP
Alaska Native Medical Center
Anchorage, AK
Molly B. Southworth, MD, MPH, FACE, FACP
   
Arizona
Robert Aaronson, MD, FACP
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Robert Aaronson, MD, FACP
   
Arkansas
Omar T. Atiq, MD, FACP
Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy
Pine Bluff, AR
Omar T. Atiq, MD, FACP
   
Northern California
Gordon L. Fung, MD, PhD, FACC, FASH, FACP
UCSF School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA
Gordon L. Fung, MD, PhD, FACC, FASH, FACP
   
Southern California Region I
Soma Wali, MD, FACP
UCLA-Olive View
Sylmar, CA
Soma Wali, MD, FACP
   
Southern California Region II
Debra L. Stottlemyer, MD, MBA, FACP
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA
Debra L. Stottlemyer, MD, MBA, FACP
   
Southern California Region III
Howard V. Williams, MD, FACP
Hillcrest Internal Medicine
San Diego, CA
Howard V. Williams, MD, FACP
   
Colorado
Christina Reimer, MD, FACP
Poudre Valley Internists
Fort Collins, CO
Christina Reimer, MD, FACP
   
Connecticut
Robert (Rob) J. Nardino, MD, FACP
Yale-New Haven Hospital (Saint Raphael)
New Haven, CT
Robert (Rob) J. Nardino, MD, FACP
   
Delaware
R. Bradley Slease, MD, FACP
Delaware Clinical & Laboratory Physicians, PA
Newark, DE
R. Bradley Slease, MD, FACP
   
District of Columbia
Alice Lawrenz Fuisz, MD, FACP
Washington Internists Group, L.L.C.
Washington, DC
Alice Lawrenz Fuisz, MD, FACP
   
Florida
John G. Langdon, MD, FACP
New Wave Biosciences
Winter Park, FL
John G. Langdon, MD, FACP
   
Florida
Michelle L. Rossi, MD, FACP
VA Medical Center
Gainesville, FL
Michelle L. Rossi, MD, FAC
   
Georgia
Walter J. Moore, MD, FACR, MACP
Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University
Augusta, GA
Walter J. Moore, MD, FACR, MACP
   
Hawaii
Mary Ann S. Antonelli, MD, FACP
University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
Honolulu, HI
Mary Ann S. Antonelli, MD, FACP
   
Idaho
Banu Erhan Symington, MD, FACP
St. Lukes Health System
Twin Falls, ID
Banu Erhan Symington, MD, FACP
   
Illinois Downstate
Janet A. Jokela, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FACP
College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
Janet A. Jokela, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FACP
   
Illinois Northern
Marie T. Brown, MD, FACP
Rush University Medical Center
Oak Park, IL
Marie T. Brown, MD, FACP
   
Indiana
J. Matthew Neal, MD, MBA, CPE, FACP, FACE, FACPE
Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital
Muncie, IN
J. Matthew Neal, MD, MBA, CPE, FACP, FACE, FACPE
   
Iowa
Scott Vogelgesang, MD, FACP
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA
Scott Vogelgesang, MD, FACP
   
Kansas
Susan (Sue) K. Pingleton, MD, Master FCCP, FACP
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS
Susan (Sue) K. Pingleton, MD, Master FCCP, FACP
   
Kentucky
Phillip F. Bressoud, MD, FACP
Campus Health Services
Louisville, KY
Phillip F. Bressoud, MD, FACP
   
Louisiana
William E. Davis, MD, FACP
Ochsner Health System
New Orleans, LA
William E. Davis, MD, FACP
   
Maine
John E. Erickson, MD, FACP
Maine Medical Center
Portland, ME
John E. Erickson, MD, FACP
   
Maryland
Stephen D. Sisson, MD, FACP
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD
Stephen D. Sisson, MD, FACP
   
Massachusetts
George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, FACP
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA
George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, FACP
   
Michigan
Louis D. Saravolatz, MD, MACP
St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Louis D. Saravolatz, MD, MACP
   
Minnesota
John B. Bundrick, MD, FACP
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
John B. Bundrick, MD, FACP
   
Mississippi
Dan Woodliff, MD, FACP
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS
Dan Woodliff, MD, FACP
   
Missouri
Richard W. Burns, MD, FACP
Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran’s Hospital
Columbia, MO
Richard W. Burns, MD, FACP
   
Montana
Jay L. Larson, MD, FACP
South Hills Internal Medicine
Helena, MT
Jay L. Larson, MD, FACP
   
Nebraska
William A. Shiffermiller, MD, FACP
Nebraska Methodist Hospital
Omaha, NE
William A. Shiffermiller, MD, FACP
   
Nevada
Evan M. Klass, MD, FACP, FACE
University of Nevada School of Medicine
Reno, NV
Evan M. Klass, MD, FACP, FACE
   
New Hampshire
Peter F. Walkley, MD, FACP
LRGHealthcare
Laconia, NH
Peter F. Walkley, MD, FACP
   
New Jersey Northern
Beth R. Nalitt, MD, FACP
Barnabus Health
Millburn, NJ
Beth R. Nalitt, MD, FACP
   
New Jersey Southern
Steven R. Peskin, MD, MBA, FACP
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ
Steven R. Peskin, MD, MBA, FACP
   
New Mexico
Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH, FACP
Gallup Indian Medical Group
Gallup, NM
Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH, FACP
   
New York Brooklyn/Queens/Staten Island
Donna P. Seminara, MD, FACP
Island Internist PC
Staten Island, NY
Donna P. Seminara, MD, FACP
   
New York Hudson Valley
Chair-elect, Board of Governors
Douglas M. DeLong, MD, FACP
Bassett Healthcare
Cooperstown, NY
Douglas M. DeLong, MD, FACP
   
New York Long Island
Nick Fitterman, MD, SFHM, FACP
North Shore- LIJ
New Hyde Park, NY
Nick Fitterman, MD, SFHM, FACP
   
New York Manhattan/Bronx
Lawrence Phillips, MD, FACP
New York, NY
Lawrence Phillips, MD, FACP
   
New York Upstate
Lynn M. Cleary, MD, FACP
Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY
Lynn M. Cleary, MD, FACP
   
North Carolina
Peter R. Lichstein, MD, FACP
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston Salem, NC
Peter R. Lichstein, MD, FACP
   
North Dakota
Neville M. Alberto, MD, FACP
University of North Dakota
Fargo, ND
Neville M. Alberto, MD, FACP
   
Ohio
Michael J. Tan, MD, FACP, FIDSA
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Akron, OH
Michael J. Tan, MD, FACP, FIDSA
   
Oklahoma
Michael S. Bronze, MD, MACP, FIDSA
OU Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK
Michael S. Bronze, MD, MACP, FIDSA
   
Oregon
Thomas G. Cooney, MD, MACP
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR
Thomas G. Cooney, MD, MACP
   
Pennsylvania Eastern
David L. George, MD, FACP
Reading Health System
West Reading, PA
David L. George, MD, FACP
   
Pennsylvania Southeastern
Gregory C. Kane, MD, FACP
Jefferson Medical College
Philadelphia, PA
Gregory C. Kane, MD, FACP
   
Pennsylvania Western
G. Alan Yeasted, MD, FACP
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA
G. Alan Yeasted, MD, FACP
   
Puerto Rico
José Lozada-Costas, MD, FACP
Private Practice
San Juan, Puerto Rico
José Lozada-Costas
   
Rhode Island
Audrey Kupchan, MD, FACP
Coastal Medical
East Providence, RI
Audrey Kupchan, MD, FACP
   
South Carolina
Patricia E. Sadler, MD, FACP
Hospice of Laurens County, Inc.
Clinton, SC
Patricia E. Sadler, MD, FACP
   
South Dakota
Matt Bien, MD, FACP, FAAP
Avera Medical Group
Brookings, SD
Matt Bien, MD, FACP, FAAP
   
Tennessee
Richard G. Lane, MD, FACP
Vanderbilt Health - Williamson
Franklin, TN
Richard G. Lane, MD, FACP
   
Texas Northern
Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP
Texas Medical Home Initiative
Dallas, TX
Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP
   
Texas Southern
George E. Crawford, MD, MACP
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
George E. Crawford, MD, MACP
   
Utah
Robert C. Pendleton, MD, FACP
University of Utah Healthcare
Salt Lake City, UT
Robert C. Pendleton, MD, FACP
   
Vermont
Jan K. Carney, MD, MPH, FACP
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Burlington, VT
Jan K. Carney, MD, MPH, FACP
   
Virginia
Lisa L. Ellis, MD, FACP
Medical College of Virginia Physicians
Richmond, VA
Lisa L. Ellis, MD, FACP
   
Washington
Joyce E. Wipf, MD, FACP
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Joyce E. Wipf, MD, FACP
   
West Virginia
J. Thomas Dorsey, III, MD, FACP
Private Practice
Wheeling, WV
J. Thomas Dorsey, III, MD, FACP
   
Wisconsin
Mark K. Belknap, MD, FACP
Memorial Medical Center
Ashland, WI
Mark K. Belknap, MD, FACP
   
Wyoming
James F. Bush, MD, FACP
Wyoming Department of Health
Cheyenne, WY
James F. Bush, MD, FACP
   
U.S. Government/Military Services
U.S. Air Force
William N. Hannah, Jr., MC, FACP
Brooke Army Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, TX
William N. Hannah, Jr., MC, FACP
   
U.S. Army
Kent J. DeZee, MD, MPH, FACP
Tripler Army Medical Center
Honolulu, HI
Kent J. DeZee, MD, MPH, FACP
   
U.S. Navy
Michael P. Keith, MD, FACP, FACR
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Bethesda, MD
Michael P. Keith, MD, FACP, FACR
   
Ex Officio Members
Chair-elect, Council of Resident/Fellow Members
Lavanya Viswanathan, MD, MS
Georgia Regents University
Augusta, GA
Lavanya Viswanathan, MD, MS
   
Vice Chair, Council of Student Members
Ashley Arezou Minaei, MPH, CPH
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA
Ashley Arezou Minaei, MPH, CPH
   
Chair-elect, Council of Early Career Physicians
Moises Auron, MD, FAAP, SFHM, FACP
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH
Moises Auron, MD, FAAP, SFHM, FACP
   
Vice-chair, Council of Subspecialities
M. Carol Greenlee, MD, FACP
Western Slope Endocrinology
Grand Junction, CO
M. Carol Greenlee, MD, FACP
   

International Governors

Canada
Alberta
Narmin Kassam, BSc, MD, MHPE, FRCPC, FACP
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB CANADA
Narmin Kassam, BSc, MD, MHPE, FRCPC, FACP
   
Atlantic Provinces
R. Ford Bursey, MD, FRCPC, FACP
Memorial University
St. Johns, NL CANADA
R. Ford Bursey, MD, FRCPC, FACP
   
British Columbia
Dawn DeWitt, MD, MSc, MACP, FRACP, FRCPC
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC CANADA
Dawn DeWitt, MD, MSc, MACP, FRACP, FRCPC
   
Manitoba/Saskatchewan
John M. Embil, MD, FRCPC, FACP
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba CANADA
John M. Embil, MD, FRCPC, FACP
   
Ontario
Irene Hramiak, MD, FRCP(C), FACP
St. Joseph’s Health Care London
London, Ontario, Canada
Irene Hramiak, MD, FRCP(C), FACP
   
Québec
Nadine Lahoud, MD, MBA, FRCPC, FACP
Lasalle Hospital
Lasalle, Québec, Canada
Nadine Lahoud, MD, MBA, FRCPC, FACP
   
Latin America
Brazil
Henrique Grunspun, MD, FACP
Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein
São Paulo, Brazil
Henrique Grunspun, MD, FACP
   
Central America
Arón Benzadón-Cohen, MD, FACP
Social Security Hospitala
Panama, Rep. De Panama
Aaron Benzadon-Cohen, MD, FACP
   
Chile
Guillermo Conte, MD, FACP
Clinical Hospital University of Chile
Santiago, CHILE
Guillermo Conte, MD, FACP
   
Colombia
Roberto Esguerra MD, FACP
Universidad de los Andes
Bogotá, Colombia
Roberto Esguerra MD, FACP
   
Mexico
Martin Herrera-Cornejo, MD, MSc, MBA, FACP
Universidad Autónoma, Metropolitana
Mexico, D.F.
Martin Herrera-Cornejo, MD, MSc, MBA, FACP
   
Venezuela
Aquiles Salas, MD, MPH, FACP
Hospital Universitario de Caracas
San Bernadino, Caracas Venezuela
Aquiles Salas, MD, MPH, FACP
   
Asia
India
S B Gupta, MD, FACP
Asian Heart Institute and Research Centre
Mumbai, India
S B Gupta, MD, FACP
   
Japan
Fumiaki Ueno, MD, MACP, MACG, AGAF
Ofuna Chuo Hospital
Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan
Fumiaki Ueno, MD, MACP, MACG, AGAF
   
Southeast Asian
Oscar Ty Cabahug, MD, FPCP, FACP
UERM Memorial Medical Center
Quezon City, Philippines
Oscar Ty Cabahug, MD, FPCP, FACP
   
Middle East
Saudi Arabia
Maha Mishari Abdulaziz Al Saud, MD, FACP
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Maha Mishari Abdulaziz Al Saud, MD, FACP
   

Page updated: 04-21-15

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