HCMS and HAM Leadership

2022 HCMS Officers and Executive Board

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Harris County Medical Society (HCMS) Officers and Executive Board

Dexter G. Turnquest, MD, President
Mina K. Sinacori, MD, President Elect
Autumn L. Pruette, MD Vice President
Yvonne Kew, MD, Secretary/Treasurer
Robert E. Jackson, MD, Fourth Year Officer at Large
Dwane G. Broussard, MD, Third Year Officer at Large
Louise H. Bethea, MD, Second Year Officer at Large
Hattie E. Henderson, MD, First Year Officer at Large
Randall A. Stenoien, MD, Chair, Board of Ethics
Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD, Chair, Board of Medical Legislation
Lindsay K. Botsford, MD, Chair, Board on Socioeconomics
Richard L. Noel, MD, Chair, Council of Hospital Chiefs of Staff  
Ngoc T. Pham, MD, Chair, Council of International and Affiliated Medical Societies
Audrey E. Ahuero, MD, Chair, Council of Specialty Societies
Stacy L. Norrell, MD, Chair, Delegation to TMA 
Angela K. Sturm, MD, President, Central Branch
Deepa R. Sashital, MD, President, East Branch
Stacy V. Smith, MD, President, North Branch
Avais M. Chatha, MD, President, Northwest Branch 
Daniel H. Darmadi, MD, President, Southeast Branch
Shane M. Magee, MD, President, Southwest Branch
Alisha Y. Young, MD, President, Western Branch
Ashok Balasubramanyam, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
George W. Williams, II, MD, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Stephen J. Spann, MD, University of Houston College of Medicine

 

Houston Academy of Medicine (HAM) Officers and Board of Trustees

Robert E. Jackson, MD - President
Dwane G. Broussard, MD - Vice President
Louise H. Bethea, MD - Treasurer
Hattie E. Henderson, MD – Secretary
Dexter G. Turnquest, MD
Mina K. Sinacori, MD
Autumn L. Pruette, MD
Yvonne Kew, MD
Randall A. Stenoien, MD
Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD
Lindsay K. Botsford, MD
Jefy M. Mathew, MD
Ngoc T. Pham, MD
Audrey E. Ahuero, MD
Stacy L. Norrell, MD
Angela K. Sturm, MD
Deepa R. Sashital, MD
Stacy V. Smith, MD
Avais M. Chatha, MD
Daniel H. Darmadi, MD
Shane M. Magee, MD
Alisha Y. Young, MD
Ashok Balasubramanyam, MD
George W. Williams, II, MD
Stephen J. Spann, MD

For more information, contact Teosha Blaylock, Executive Assistant, at 713-524-4267, ext 260, or teosha_blaylock@hcms.org

 

 

2022 Boards, Councils, Committees and Delegations

Central Branch Officers 

Angela K. Sturm - MD, President
Sara Goel, DO - President Elect
Monika Patil, MD - Vice President
Brian C. Reed, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

East Branch Officers 

Deepa R. Sashital, MD - President 
Chinelo S. Ikpeama Fangtang MD - President Elect
Mary S. Goswitz, MD - Vice President
Mahjabeen F. Khan, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

North Branch Officers 
Stacy V. Smith, MD - President
Kozhaya C. Sokhon, MD - President Elect
Victoria C. Chang, MD - Vice President
Mohammad A. Ursani, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

Northwest Branch Officers 
Avais M. Chatha, MD - President 
Randi E. Durden, MD, MD - President Elect
Elenita L. Rosado, MD - Vice President
Gurjit Kaur, DO, Secretary/Treasurer

Southeast Branch Officers 
Daniel H. Darmadi, MD - President
Ashley J. Steinberg, MD - President Elect
Terry S. Newman, MD - Vice President
Karan P. K. Sra, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

Southwest Branch Officers 
Shane M. Magee, MD - President 
Arafat A. Hashwani, MD - President Elect
Rashmi Kudesia, MD - Vice President
Pavlina P. Suchanova, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

Western Branch Officers 
Alisha Y. Young, MD - President
Ankur D. Mehta, DO - President Elect
Erica L. Bartlett, MD - Vice President
Swapan Dubey, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

Board of Ethics 
Randall A. Stenoien, MD - Chair (2022)
Alisha Y. Young, MD -Vice Chair (2022)
Shelley Q. Li, MD (2023)
George W. Williams, II, MD (2023)
Madhureeta Achari, MD (2024)
Shannon B. Hancher-Hodges, MD (2024)
Kelvin S. Shaw, MD (2024)

Board of Medical Legislation
Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD – Chair (2022)
Felicity L. Mack, MD - Vice Chair (2023)
Jeremy P. Finkelstein, MD (2022)
Faustino G. Ramos, MD (2022)
Terah C. Isaacson, MD (2023)
Richard L. Noel, MD (2023)
Rakhi C. Dimino, MD (2024)
D. Rick Q. Ngo, MD (2024)
Carla F. Ortique, MD (2024)
Anna Leech, MD (2025)
Michael Altman, MD (2025)
Tal R. Raphaeli, MD (2025

Board on Socioeconomics

Lindsay K. Botsford, MD – Chair (2022)
Elizabeth M. Rebello, MD - Vice Chair (2023)
Matthew D. Hoggatt, MD (2022)
Sherif Z. Zaafran, MD (2022)
Angela M. Guerra, MD (2023)
Felicia L. Jordan, MD (2023)
Jacinta A. Anyaoku, MD (2024)
Kulvinder S. Bajwa, MD (2024)
Carlos J. Vital, MD (2024)
 
Nominating Board
Gary J. Sheppard, MD – Chair
Mina K. Sinacori, MD 
Dwane G. Broussard, MD
Louise H. Bethea, MD
Randall A. Stenoien, MD
Angela K. Sturm, MD 
Deepa R. Sashital, MD 
Stacy V. Smith, MD
Avais M. Chatha, MD 
Daniel H. Darmadi, MD 
Shane M. Magee, MD
Alisha Y. Young, MD
 
Council of Hospital Chiefs of Staff
Richard L. Noel, MD, Chair
Yazan Abdeen, MD
Murad Aslam, MD
Khawaja Azimuddin, MD
Douglas A. Barnes, MD
Jason Baron MD
Lisa Beard, MD
Robert Boland, MD
Kelli Burroughs, MD
Paolo C. Champion, MD
Moo J. "John"  Chung, MD
Daniel Darmadi, MD 
Anita Datta, MD
Jennifer Dietrich,MD
Stanley Duchman, MD
Lucas Duvall, MD
Michael Eisenberg, MD
IrenE Ekaney, MD
Fayaz A. Faiz, MD
Mark A. Farnie, MD 
Omer Farooq, MD
Muhammad Hanif, MD
Aqeel Hashmi, MD
Isaac Hernandez Jimenez, MD
Gene Huebner MD
Irfan Iftikhar, MD
Amir Karni, MD
Farrakh Khawaja, MD
Tony Kim, MD
Tien C. Ko, MD
Mark Kobelja, MD
Xiao H. Li, MD
Robert Lingle, MD
Nishith Majmundar, MD
Manpreet Mangat, MD 
Sandeep Markan, MD
D. Laron Mason, MD
Vasilios Mathews, MD
Syed Mehdi, MD
Vikram Mehra, MD
Ziad I. Melhem, MD
Timothy Miller, MD
Sohail Noor, MD
Walter O'Hara, MD
Timothy C. Osborn, MD
Michael Overman, MD
Nehal Patel, MD
Amber Ray-Droddy, MD
E. Brooke Roberts, MD
Cameron Ruttman, MD 
Sam Santala, MD
Rakesh Shah, MD
Lokesh Shahani, MD
Peter Shedden, MD
Arif Shoaib, MD
Paul E. Sirbaugh, MD
Stuart L. Solomon
Kyle Stanosheck MD
David G. Vanderweide, MD
Joseph Varon, MD 
Rati Venkatesh, DO 
 
Council of International and Affiliated Medical Societies
Ngoc T. Pham, MD - Chair
Naveed Zafar, MD – Vice Chair
Kathrym F. España, MD
Ray Y. Hachem, MD 
Monira Hamid-Kundi, MD
Mahmood Mehkri, MD
D. Rick Q. Ngo, MD
Marcial Andres Oquendo Rincon, MD
Mohamed Othman, MD
Robert A. Salazar, MD
Jignesh P. Shah, MD
Anjail Sharrief, MD
Kuan Yu, MD

Council of Specialty Societies
Audrey E. Ahuero, MD - Chair
Irma Alarcon Najera, MD
Nicholas M. Beckmann, MD
Gavin W. Britz, MD
Conner Chan, MD
Javier Chinen, MD
Robin L. Ferguson, MD
Neil Ashok Gandhi, MD
Micah Knobles, MD
Yi-Chun Liu, MD
Rolando Morales, Jr., MD
James L. Nodler, MD 
Daniel Rosen, MD
Irvin Sulapas, MD
Misha Syed, MD
Imelda M. Tija, MD
Mary Ellen Vanderlick, MD
Bellatrix Vivas, MD 

Delegates to the Texas Medical Association
Audrey E. Ahuero, MD
Paul M. Allison, MD
Louise H. Bethea, MD
Lindsay K. Botsford, MD
Richard N. Bradley, MD
Brian M. Bruel, MD
Leanne Burnett, MD
Steven M. Croft, MD
Anh Q. Dang, MD
Daniel H. Darmadi, MD
Kyle F. Dickson, MD
Rakhi C. Dimino, MD
John D. Edwards, MD
Lewis E. Foxhall, MD
Clare N. Gentry, MD
Marina C. George, MD
Bernard M. Gerber, MD
Alan P. Glombicki, MD
Angela M. Guerra, MD
James S. Guo, MD
Shiva Gupta, MD
Leslie M. Haber, MD
Steven E. Haber, MD
Alison J. Haddock, MD
Ori Z. Hampel, MD
Shannon B. Hancher, MD
Lindsey D. Harris, MD
Hattie E. Henderson, MD
Stephen A. Herrmann, MD
Daniel L. Howell, Jr., MD
David R. Hoyer, Jr., MD
Nesreen S. Ibrahim, MD
Terah C. Isaacson, MD
Robert E. Jackson, MD
Nora A. Janjan, MD
Laura P. Jimenez-Quintero, MD
Felicia L. Jordan, MD
Faraz A. Khan, MD
Karl W. King, MD
Christine E. Koerner, MD
Russell W.H. Kridel, MD
Piotr A. Kwater, MD
Ana L. Leech, MD
Arthur Lim, MD
Andrew Li-Yung Hing, MD
Felicity L. Mack, MD
Shane M. Magee, MD
Anna L. C. Mapp, MD
Aurelio Matamoros, Jr., MD
Murtaza Mussaji, DO
Lonzetta L. Newman, MD
Mark L. Nichols, MD
Rupesh Nigam, MD
Richard L. Noel, MD
Stacy L. Norrell, MD
Carla F. Ortique, MD
Debra M. Osterman, MD
Kanchan A. Phalak, MD
Evan G. Pivalizza, MD
Anne Marie Ponce De Leon, MD
Christopher N. Prichard, MD
Autumn L. Pruette, MD
Syed A. Raza, MD
Elizabeth M. Rebello, MD
Manish Rungta, MD
Amber D. Shamburger, MD
Gary J. Sheppard, MD
Mina K. Sinacori, MD
Michael J. Snyder, MD
Charles E. Soderstrom, MD
Susanna C. Spence, MD
Srikanth Sridhar, MD
Charlotte M. Stelly-Seitz, MD
Richard Strax, MD
Angela K. Sturm, MD
Spencer H. Su, MD
Irvin Sulapas, MD
Arthur L. Taitel, MD
January Y. Tsai, MD
Dexter G. Turnquest, MD
Mohammad A. Ursani, MD
John R. Vanderzyl, MD
Baominh P. Vinh, MD
Carlos J. Vital, MD
Stephen E. Whitney, MD
Thomas C. Wiener, MD
George W. Williams, II, MD
H. David Wills, MD
Kevin Scott Winfield, MD
Alisha Y. Young, MD

Alternate Delegates to the Texas Medical Association
Mohamed F. Almahmoud, MD
Amanda K. Arrington, MD
Amelia Averyt, MD
Shikha Bharaktiya, MD
Dwane G. Broussard, MD
Shivika Chandra, MD
Victoria C. Chang, MD
Avais M. Chatha, MD
Hilary E. Fairbrother, MD
Renee J. Flores, MD
Jessica Garcia, DO
Semhar J. Ghebremichael, MD
Madeleine S. Herman, MD
Marwan F. Jumean, MD
Grace Lee, DO
Cristin J. Mathew, DO
Omar Matuk-Villazon, MD
Atasu K. Nayak, MD
Terry S. Newman, MD
Vinh Q. Nguyen, MD
Thomas J. Oliverson, MD
Uzondu C. Osuagwu, MD
Monika Patil, MD
Grant P. Redrow, MD
Brian C. Reed, MD
Brandi N. Ring, MD
Regina E. Rodman, MD
Elenita L. Rosado, MD
Ainel B. Sewell, MD
Pankaj K. Shah, MD
Stacy V. Smith, MD
Karan P. Sra, MD
Randall A. Stenoien, MD
Pavlina P. Suchanova, MD
Jolyn S. Taylor, MD
Theresa Q. Tran, MD
Vandana Varma, MD
Libu Varughese, MD
Karla E. K. Wyatt, MD
Alexander Yudovich, MD
Acsa M. Zavala, MD

Ex Officio Delegation Members to the Texas Medical Association
Madhureeta Achari, MD
Alan C. Baum, MD
Keith A. Bourgeois, MD
Lisa L. Ehrlich, MD
Troy T. Fiesinger, MD
Diana L. Fite, MD
William H. Fleming, III, MD
A. Tomas Garcia, III, MD
William S. Gilmer, MD
Yvonne Kew, MD
Kenneth L. Mattox, MD
Kimberly E. Monday, MD
Clifford K. Moy, MD
Bradford S. Patt, MD
Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD
Steven M. Petak, MD
Victor A. Simms, MD
Michael E. Speer, MD
Elizabeth Torres, MD
Arlo F. Weltge, MD
Sherif Z. Zaafran, MD

HCMS Delegation Officers

Stacy L. Norrell, MD - Chair
Debra M. Osterman, MD - Vice Chair
George W. Williams, II, MD - Secretary

TMA Delegates to the American Medical Association
Diana L. Fite, MD
William H. Fleming, III, MD
William S. Gilmer, MD
Kenneth L. Mattox, MD
Elizabeth Torres, MD

TMA Alternate Delegates to the American Medical Association
Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD
Sherif Z. Zaafran, MD

Bylaw Committee
Sachin S. Patil, MD - Chair
Donald R. Collins, Jr., MD
Charlotte M. Stelly-Seitz, MD

Hospital Employed/ Academic Practice Committee
David Vining, MD - Chair
Monika Patil, MD – Vice Chair
Shiva Gupta, MD
Piotr A. Kwater, MD
Andrew Li-Yung Hing, MD
Aurelio Matamoros, Jr., MD
Srikanth Sridhar, MD
Irvin Sulapas, MD
Wendell H. Williams, III, MD
Karla E. K. Wyatt, MD

Emergency Care Committee
Faraz A. Khan, MD - Chair
Cedric K. Dark, MD – Vice Chair
Richard N. Bradley, MD
Beau A. Briese, MD
Hilary E. Fairbrother, MD
Diana L. Fite, MD
Steven E. Haber, MD
Vinay Kapoor, MD
David E. Persse, MD
Brandi N. Ring, MD
Kevin J. Schulz, MD
Charles E. Soderstrom, MD
Susanna C. Spence, MD
David E. Turner, MD
Arlo F. Weltge, MD, MPH

Independent Practice Subcommittee
Sachin S. Patil, MD - Chair
Manish Rungta, MD – Vice Chair
Jacinta O. Anyaoku, MD
Rajat S. Bhatt, MD
Victoria C. Chang, MD
Steven M. Croft, MD
Felicity L. Mack, MD
Syed A. Raza, MD
Marcel D. Thompson, DO
Mohammad A. Ursani, MD

Membership Committee
January Y. Tsai, MD – Chair
Angela M. Guerra, MD – Vice Chair
Audrey E. Ahuero, MD
Amelia Averyt, MD
James J. Bernick, MD
Allan A. Conde, MD
Swapan Dubey, MD
Angelina Farella, MD
Stephanie P. Fong, MD
Laura P. Jimenez-Quintero, MD
Gurjit Kaur, DO
Ankur D. Mehta, DO
Atasu K. Nayak, MD
Brian C. Reed, MD
Karan P. K. Sra, MD
Charlotte M. Stelly-Seitz, MD

Physicians Counseling Committee
Debra M. Osterman, MD – Chair
Chad M. Lemaire, D - Vice Chair
James J. Bernick, MD
M. Bruce Christopherson, MD
Mark A. D’Andrea, MD
Donald E. Hauser, MD
Micah Knobles, MD
Daryl K. Knox, MD
Robert M. Leath, MD
Anna L. C. Mapp, MD
Georgia A. Thomas, MD

Community Health Improvement and Communications Committee
Rashmi Kudesia, MD -- Chair
Domalapalli "Maneesh" Kumar, DO – Vice Chair
Ahmed S. Ahmed, MD
Amanda K. Arrington, MD
Amelia Averyt, MD
Richard N. Bradley, MD
Shivika Chandra, MD
Stephanie P. Fong, MD
James S. Guo, MD
Felicity L. Mack, MD
Shane M. Magee, MD
Jose E. Rodriguez, MD
Baominh P. Vinh, MD
Kevin S. Winfield, MD, MBA

Health Care Quality Committee
Tal R. Raphaeli, MD - Chair
Murtaza T. Ghadiali, MD – Vice Chair
Brian M. Bruel, MD
Daniel H. Darmadi, MD
Ponle Durojaye, MD
Diana Eisner, MD
Marina C. George, MD
Piotr A. Kwater, MD
Omar Matuk-Villazon, MD
Monika Patil, MD
Kanchan A. Phalak, MD
Sai R. Pingali, MD
Ana M. Torres, MD
David Vining, MD

Hospital Survey Committee
Manish Rungta, MD – Chair
Michael J. Snyder, MD – Vice Chair
Troy T. Fiesinger, MD
William S. Gilmer, MD
Uzma Iqbal, MD
Terah C. Isaacson, MD
Awungjia C. Leke-Tambo, MD
Shane M. Magee, MD
Atasu K. Nayak, MD
Pankaj K. Shah, MD
Shital Vachhani, MD
Theodoros Voloyiannis, MD
Barbara J. Wilson, MD

Physician Wellness Committee
Stacy L. Norrell, MD - Chair
Brian C. Reed, MD – Vice Chair
Victoria C. Chang, MD
Bernard M. Gerber, MD
Sharada H. Gowda, Md
Stephen A. Herrmann, MD
Laura P. Jimenez-Quintero, MD
Bobby R. Nix, MD
George D. Santos, MD
Anupama A. Shultz, MD
Alexander Yudovich, MD

Social Media Sub-Committee
Dwane G. Broussard, MD - Chair
Audrey E. Ahuero, MD
Shivika Chandra, MD
Victoria C. Chang, MD
Stephanie P. Fong, MD
Rashmi Kudesia, MD
Ritu P. Patel, MD
Angela K. Sturm, MD

Women Physicians Section
Ruhi S. Soni, MD – Chair
Renee J. Flores, MD – Vice Chair
Victoria C. Chang, MD – Officer at Large
 
RPO Steering Committee 2022-2023
Carlos R. Hamilton, Jr., MD – President
Kamal G. Khalil, MD – President Elect
Benjamin L. Portnoy, MD – Vice President
Glenn R. Cunningham, MD – Immediate Past President
Shelly E. Liss, MD, President Emeritus
Bruce D. Edison, MD, past president
Barry H. Goodfriend, MD, past president
Ernest Max, MD, past president
Peter V. Weston, MD, past president
Brian R. Tulloch, MD
Anita Beneke, MD
Philip B. Rothenberg, MD
Kanellos Charalampous, MD
Barbara Heywood, MD
Frankie A. Holmes, MD
Milton Altschuler, MD
Vincent P. Barr, MD
Mary P. Maddock, MD
Associate Members:
Wendy Barr, PhD (Vincent)
Paul Maddock (Mary)

Young Physician Organization - 2022
Monika Patil, MD, Central Branch – Chair
Jessica Garcia, DO - Northwest Branch - Vice Chair
Brandi N. Ring, MD - Central Branch
Samar S. Sheth, MD - Central Branch
Savitha Bonthala, DO - Central Branch
Rashid H. Khan, MD, East Branch
Mohamed F. Almahmoud, MD - North Branch
Adam W. Myers, MD - North Branch
Chinonye C. Ogbonnaya-Odor, MD - North Branch
Sonal Parikh, MD – North Branch
Stephen A. Herrmann, MD – Northwest Branch
Grace Lee, DO - Northwest Branch
Jantzen D. Thorns, MD - Northwest Branch
Elizabeth A. Cloninger, MD – Southeast Branch
Cristin J. Mathew, DO - Southeast Branch
Vandana Varma, MD - Southwest Branch
Libu Varughese, MD - Southwest Branch
Lauren E. Spoo, MD - Western Branch
Jolyn S. Taylor, MD - Western Branch
Dharmpal V. Vansadia, DO - Western Branch






Installation of Officers and Leadership Recognition Event
February 25, 2022

Dr. Dexter G. Turnquest, President, Harris County Medical Society
Dr. Robert E. Jackson, President, Houston Academy of Medicine

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