Leadership

Honorary Chair

Director
Arizona Telemedicine Program

Co-Chair

Medical Director, Center for Telehealth
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Co-Chair

Co-Director
Southwest Telehealth Resource Center

SPS 2018 National Advisory Board

  • Amanda Aguirre, MA, RD
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Regional Center for Border Health, Inc., Yuma, AZ
  • Joseph S. Alpert, MD
    Editor in Chief
    The American Journal of Medicine
  • Richard S. Bakalar, MD, FATA
    Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
    ViTel Net, McLean, VA (based in Denver, CO)
  • Joel E. Barthelemy
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    GlobalMed, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Rashid Bashshur, PhD
    Senior Advisor for eHealth (retired)
    Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Terry Boulanger
    Executive Director
    New Mexico Telehealth Alliance, Albuquerque, NM
  • Anne E. Burdick, MD, MPH
    Associate Dean for TeleHealth
    Professor of Dermatology
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
  • Robert "Bob" Burns
    Commissioner
    Arizona Corporation Commission, Phoenix, AZ
  • Daniel J. Derksen, MD
    Professor & Chair, Community, Environment & Policy Department
    Walter H. Pearce Endowed Chair & Director, Arizona Center for Rural Health
    Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
    The University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ
  • Charles R. Doarn, MBA
    Editor-in-Chief, Telemedicine and e-Health Journal
    Family Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • Alexis S. Gilroy, JD
    Partner
    Jones Day, Washington, DC
  • B. Tilman Jolly, MD, FACEP
    Chief Medical Officer
    Specialists On Call, Reston, VA
  • Nathaniel Lacktman, JD
    Partner & Chair, TElemedicine Industry Team
    Foley & Lardner, LLP, Tampa, FL
  • Ronald C. Merrell, MD, FACS, FATA
    Editor-in-Chief, Telemedicine and e-Health Journal
    Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • Alan Pitt, MD
    Chief Medical Officer, Avizia, Phoenix, AZ
    Professor of Neuroradiology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ
  • Pedro C. Ramos, MD
    Chief of Telehealth in Mexico
    Professor and Researcher at Telecom-CIDE (Center for Economic Research and Teaching)
    Chief Editor, Jornal of the Asociación Iberoamericana de Telesalud y Telemedicina
    Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
  • Alan Roga, MD
    President, Provider Market
    Teladoc, Lewisville, TX

  • Jay H. Sanders, MD, FACP, FACAAI, FATA
    Chief Executive Officer, The Global Telemedicine Group, McLean, VA
    Professor of Medicine (Adjunct), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Founder and President Emeritus, American Telemedicine Association
  • Jay H. Shore, MD, MPH
    Director of Telemedicine
    Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center
    University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO
  • Debbie Voyles, MBA HOM
    Director, Virtual Health
    UCHealth, Aurora, CO

Conference Coordinators

  • Kris Erps, Associate Director for Administration, Arizona Telemedicine Program
  • Nancy Rowe, Associate Director for Outreach, Arizona Telemedicine Program

sps@telemedicine.arizona.edu or 1-877-535-6166