STANDING COMMITTEES AND TASK FORCES

Bylaws Committee

Ray Teets

Board Secretary
Ray Teets, MD
Institute for Family Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Members
Chwan-Li (Leslie) Shen, PhD, CCRP, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Philip Barr, MD, ABIM, ABOIHM,
Duke University Center for Integrative Medicine
Annette Racer, RN, BSN, HTCP, HNB-C, Charles George VAMC

Nominating Committee

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Chair
Rick Hecht, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Members
Seneca Block, MA, MT-BC, University Hospitals Connor Whole Health
Angela LaSalle, MD, Parkview Health
Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH,
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Yan Zhang, PhD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Education Committee

Co-Chair
Deborah Ann Ballard, MD, MPH, Duke Integrative Medicine

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Co-Chair
Anup Bhandiwad, MD, University of Michigan

Members
Marley Johnson, MEd, Duke University Health System
Steve Sugden, MD, MPH, Univeristy of Utah

Fellowship Review Committee

Chair
Jill Schneiderhan, MD, University of Michigan

Members
Erika Cappelluti, MD, PhD, MA, FCCP, ABOIM, ABIHM, Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM)
Ann Marie Chiasson, MD, MPH, University of Arizona, Liaison to ABOIM
Esther Konigsberg, MD, CCFP, McMaster University
Amy Locke, MD, University of Utah (Board Liaison)
Iman Majd, MD, LAc, University of Washington
Maria R Mascarenhas, MD, University of Pennsylvania
Adam Rindfleisch, MD, University of Wisconsin

Finance and Investments Committee

Lauray-MacElhern

Treasurer
Lauray MacElhern, MBA
UC San Diego Centers for Integrative Health

Members
Mary Ann Barnes, MD, University of Cincinnati
Lauray MacElhern, MBA University of California, San Diego
Annie Moore, MD, MBA, University of Colorado, Denver
Kieran Richardson, MA, University of Arizona
John Sacco, MD, University of Cincinnati
Mary Koithan, PhD, RN, CNS-BC, FAAN, Washington State University
Saswati Mahapatra, MS, Mayo Clinic

Membership Committee

Estores

Chair
Irene M Estores, MD
University of Florida

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Vice-Chair
Jim Kimbrough
University of Arizona

Members
Amy Locke, MD, University of Utah (Board Liaison)
Rebecca A. Schultz, NP, Aurora Health Care
John Pan, MD, George Washington University
Henri Roca, MD, Whole Health Institute
Erik Groessl, PhD, University of California, San Diego
Margaret A. Chesney, PhD, University of California, San Francisco
Taryn De Sio Garber, MS, TTC, NYU Langone Health

Policy Committee

The Policy Committee serves to inform and influence the development of local, state, and national policy initiatives relevant to integrative medicine and to keep Academic Consortium members apprised of important developments through community efforts.

David Vincent

Chair
David Vincent, DC
University Hospitals Connor Whole Health

Members
Daniel Cherkin, MS, PhD
Margaret Chesney, PHD, University of California, San Francisco
Lorenzo Cohen, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Taryn De Sio Garber, MS, TTS, NYU Langone Health
Cara Feldman-Hunt, MA, NBC-HWC, Osher Center for Integrative Health at the University of Vermont (Board Liaison)
Daniel Gallego-Perez, MD, DRPh, UNC-Chapel Hill
Kathryn Hansen, ANP-BC,LMT, Vanderbilt University
Christine Kaiser, DACM, LAc, University Hospitals Connor Whole Health
Leslie Mendoza Temple, MD, Northshore University Health System

Pain Task Force

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Co-chair
Heather Tick, MD
University of Washington

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Co-chair
Arya Nielsen, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Members
Jeff Dusek, PhD, University Hospitals Connor Whole Health
Paula Gardiner, MD, MPH, UMass Medical School
Veronica Zador, BSc, S-IA, Beaumont Health
Lisa Taylor-Swanson, PhD, MAcOM, University of Utah
Samantha Simmons, MPH, Academic Consortium

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Task Force

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Chair
Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine,
Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Members
Shelley Adler, PhD, Osher Center,
University of California, San Francisco (Board Liaison)
Karen (Kae) Fink, BSN, RN, HNB-BC, LMT,
University Hospitals Connor Whole Health
Jennifer Mei Gan, MBA, CRS,
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Lisa Howard, BS/BA, University of California, San Francisco
Debra McGinley, NBC-HWC, MA, MCHS,
George Washington University
Rocio Huet, MD, FACP, DABOIM, DABIHM, DABMA,
University of Tennessee Medical Center Knoxville
Annie Valentine, MEd, University of Vermont
Sonia Sosa, MD, Oregon Health and Science University
Irene M. Estores, MD, University of Florida
Elizabeth Sommers, PhD, MPH, LicAc, Boston Medical Center