Board of Directors


Judy Brown, PhD

  • Western University
  • London, Ontario

Jack Westfall, MD, MPH

Vice President
  • Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System
  • San Jose, California

M. Norman Oliver, MD, MA

Immediate Past President
  • Virginia Department of Health
  • Charlottesville, Virginia

Diane Harper, MD, MPH, MS

Secretary Treasurer
  • University of Michigan
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan

Lorraine Wallace, PhD

Chair, Awards Committee
  • The Ohio State University
  • Columbus, Ohio

Gillian Bartlett, PhD

Chair, Committee on Advancing the Science of Family Medicine
  • McGill University
  • Montreal, Quebec

Richelle, Koopman, MD, MS

Chair, Communications Committee
  • University of Missouri
  • Columbia, Missouri

Andy Pasternak, MD, MS

Chair, Community Clinician Advisory Group
  • Silver Sage Center for Family Medicine
  • Reno, Nevada

Timothy olde Hartman, MD, PhD

Chair, International Committee
  • Radboud University Medical Centre
  • Nijmegen, Netherlands

Kim Griswold, MD, MPH

Chair, Membership Committee
  • University of Buffalo, SUNY
  • Buffalo, NY

Vivian R. Ramsden, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, MCFP (Hon.)

Chair, Governance Committee
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Mark Ebell, MD, MS

Chair, Program Committee
  • University of Georgia
  • Athens, Georgia

Hazel Tapp, PhD

Vice Chair, Program Committee
  • Atrium Health
  • Charlotte, North Carolina

Winston Liaw, MD, MPH

Co-Chair, Research Advocacy Committee
  • University of Houston College of Medicine
  • Houston, Texas

Sabrina Wong, PhD, RN

Co-Chair, Research Advocacy Committee
  • UBC School of Nursing
  • Vancouver, British Columbia

Martin Fortin, MD, MSc

  • University of Sherbrooke
  • Sherbrooke, Quebec

Sarah Gebauer, MD

Fellow Representative
  • Academic Family Medicine Fellow Saint Louis University-School of Medicine
  • St. Louis, Missouri

James Wang, MD

Resident/Student Representative (US)
  • Texas Tech University Health Science Center
  • Odessa, Texas

Austin Zygmunt, MSc, MD

Resident/Student Representative (Canada)
  • University of Ottawa
  • Ottawa, Ontario

Maret Felzien, MA

Patient Representative (US)
  • Sterling, Colorado

Kirk Kelly

Patient Representative (Canada)
  • Montreal, Quebec

Lars Peterson MD, PhD

Gallery Member, American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • Lexington, Kentucky

Ivy Oandasan, MD, CCFP, MHSc, FCFP

Gallery Member, College of Family Physicians of Canada
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada
  • Toronto, Canada

Andrew Bazemore, MD

Gallery Member, Graham Center
  • Robert Graham Center Policy Studies in Family Practice/Primary Care
  • Washington DC

Christina M. Hester, PhD, MPH

Gallery Member, National Research Network (NRN)
  • National Research Network
  • Leawood, KS

Tammy Chang, MD, MPH, MS

Gallery Member, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • University of Michigan
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan

Tom Vansaghi, PhD

Executive Director
  • Leawood, Kansas

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