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Board of Directors

Vivek Murthy MD MBA

Vivek Murthy, MD MBA - President and Co-Founder
Internal Medicine Hospitalist
Boston, MA

To reach Dr. Murthy, please contact Rachel Curley (email below).

Mona Mangat

Mona Mangat, MD - Chair (email) 
Solo Practice Allergist-Immunologist
St. Petersburg, FL

Scott Dudgeon

Scott Dudgeon, MBA (email)
Health Care Administrator
Toronto, Canada 

Carol Duh-Leong

Carol Duh (email)
Medical Student
Nashville, TN

Chris Lillis

Chris Lillis, MD (email) 
Private Practice Internist
Fredericksburg, VA

Evan Saulino MD PhD

Evan Saulino, MD PhD (email)
Family Physician
Portland, OR

Alice Chen

Alice Chen, MD - Executive Director
Internal Medicine Hospitalist  
Los Angeles, CA and Washington, DC

DC-Based Staff

Alice Chen, MD - Executive Director (email

Brannon Jordan - Communications Director (email)

Rachel Curley - Special Assistant (email)

Volunteer Leaders

State Directors and State Leadership Team Members

Our national field team is made up of practicing physicians and medical students across the country who volunteer their time to organize their fellow physicians and medical students. 

Alaska (email)
Email to learn more

Alabama (email)
Tom Ellison, MD 

Arizona (email)
Nick Vasquez, MD
Arkansas (email)
Hershey Garner, MD JD
California (email)
Carolyn Senger, MD
Kenya Wheeler, AICP - Deputy
Catherine Nelson, MD - Gun Safety

Colorado (email)
Email to learn more
Connecticut (email)
Kyle Ragins

DC (email)
Email to learn more

Delaware (email)
Email to learn more

Florida (email)
Sujatha Prabhakaran, MD
Larry Floriani, MD - Deputy

Georgia (email)
Courtney Maniatis, DO 

Hawaii (email)
Email to learn more

Iowa (email)
Email to learn more

Idaho (email)
Tim McHugh, MD

Illinois (email)
V. Ram Krishnamoorthi, MD 

Indiana (email)
Email to learn more
Kansas (email)
Email to learn more

Louisiana (email)
Heidi Sinclair, MD

Maine (email)
Email to learn more

Maryland (email)
Matthew Molloy
Anne Kuwabara
Brian Waldersen
Yishan Cheng 

Massachusetts (email)
Umbereen S. Nehal, MD MPH
Michigan (email)
Email to learn more

Minnesota (email)
Email to learn more 

Mississippi (email)
Persharon Dixon, MD

Missouri (email)
Email to learn more

Montana (email)
Email to learn more

Nebraska (email)
Matthew Bosley, MD 

Nevada (email)
Email to learn more

New Hampsire(email)
Email to learn more

New Jersey (email)
Email to learn more

New Mexico (email)
Email to learn more

New York (email)
Nina Agrawal, MD - Deputy
Cat London, MD - Media
Marc Manseau - Gun Safety
Jay Mathur - Enrollment
Josh Oppenheimer - Enrollment
Lin-Fan Wang - Women's Health 

North Carolina(email)
Howard Eisenson, MD - Research Triangle
Eleanor Greene, MD - Greensboro
Seanta Clark, PhD - Charlotte 
North Dakota (email)
Email to learn more

Ohio (email)
Arthur Lavin, MD (Cleveland)
Don Nguyen, MD (Dayton)
Matthew Noordsij-Jones, MD (Dayton)  

Oklahoma (email)
Katherine Scheirman, MD

Oregon (email)
Email to learn more

Pennsylvania (email)
Christopher Hughes, MD 

Rhode Island (email)
Maggie Kozel, MD 

South Carolina (email)
Seanta Clark, PhD
Shannelle Campbell, MD

South Dakota (email)
Email to learn more 

Tennessee (email)
Email to learn more

Texas (email)
Anna Tran, MD
Robert Luedecke, MD - Deputy
Winfred Parnell, MD - Leadership Team 

Utah (email)
Scott Poppen, MD MPA

Virginia (email)
Chris Lillis, MD 

Vermont (email)
Rebecca Jones, MD

Washington (email)
Lisa Plymate, MD

West Virginia (email)
Email to learn more 

Wisconsin (email)
Ian Gilson, MD

Wyoming (email)
Email to learn more 

Special Project and Campaign Leaders

Expert Policy Call Host -- Harold Pollack, PhD
Gun Violence Campaign Chair -- Nina Agrawal, MD
Newsletter Editor -- Maggie Kozel, MD
Progress Notes Blog Director -- Arvind Suguness

Advisory Council

Shefali Razdan Duggal (website)
Political Activist

Michael Newman, MD
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Georgetown and George Washington University Schools of Medicine 

Harold Pollack, PhD
Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago


Former Board Members and Staff

Milan de Vries, PhD (Co-Founder)
Nikhil Wagle, MD (Co-Founder)
Mandy Krauthamer Cohen (Executive Director 2009-2010)
Zaneb K. Beams, MD (Board / Director of Advocacy 2010 and Deputy National Field Director 2009-2010)
Alex Blum, MD (Board / National Field Director 2009-2010)
Samantha Galing (National Campaign Director 2011-2012)
Samreen Hasan, MD (Deputy Field Director 2009-2010)
Annie Hughes (Development Director 2012-2013)
Alissa Manzoeillo - Outreach and Special Events Manager (2012-2013)
Avi Glandon - Outreach and Operations Manager (2013)
Ali Khan, MD MPP (Board / Deputy Field Director 2009-2010)
Youssra Marjoua, MPP (Board 2010)
Raj Panjabi, MD (Board 2010)
Arun Patel, MD JD (Board 2009-2010)
Harold Pollack, PhD (Current Senior Advisor and Policy Call Co-Director)
A. Rab Razzak, MD (Board / Deputy Field Director 2009-2010)
Megan Smith (Communications Director 2009-2010)
Josh Spaulding (Campaign Director 2010-2011)
Krishnan Subrahmanian (Board / Deputy Field Director 2009-2010)
Jason Wasfy, MD (Board 2010)

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