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 2017 National Advisory Board

  • Joseph S. Alpert, MD
    Editor in Chief
    The American Journal of Medicine
  • Richard S. Bakalar, MD
    Managing Director, Advisory Services in Healthcare Solutions
    KPMG, LLP, Denver, CO
  • David C. Balch, MA
    Chief Technology Officer
    Vesalius Ventures, Houston, TX
  • Joel E. Barthelemy
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    GlobalMed, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Rashid Bashshur, PhD
    Senior Advisor for eHealth
    eHealth Center, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Anne E. Burdick, MD, MPH
    Associate Dean for TeleHealth and Clinical Outreach
    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 and Walter H. Pearce Endowed Chair, Community, Environment & Policy Department
    Director, Arizona Center for Rural Health
    University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ
  • Charles R. Doarn, MBA
    Editor-in-Chief, Telemedicine and e-Health Journal
    Family Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, MD
    Merlin K. DuVal, MD, Endowed Chair for Leadership and Innovation
    Professor of Medicine
    University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Alexis S. Gilroy, JD
    Partner
    Jones Day, Washington, DC
  • Paula Guy
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Salus Telehealth, Waycross, GA
  • B. Tilman Jolly, MD, FACEP
    Chief Medical Officer
    Specialists On Call, Reston, VA
  • Nathaniel Lacktman, JD
    Partner
    Foley & Lardner, LLP, Tampa, FL
  • James P. Marcin, MD, MPH
    Professor, Pediatric Critical Care
    UC Davis Children's Hospital, Sacramento, CA
  • Ronald C. Merrell, MD
    Editor-in-Chief, Telemedicine and e-Health Journal
    Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • Randall Moore, MD, MBA
    President
    Mercy Virtual, Chesterfield, MO
  • Thomas S. Nesbitt, MD, MPH
    Associate Vice Chancellor and Professor, Family and Community Medicine
    UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA
  • Marta J. Petersen, MD
    Medical Director
    Utah Telehealth Network, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Alan Pitt, MD
    Chief Medical Officer, Avizia, Phoenix, AZ
    Professor of Neuroradiology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ
  • Ronald K. Poropatich, MD
    Executive Director, Center for Military Medicine Research
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Karen Rheuban, MD
    Director, Center for Telehealth
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Jay H. Sanders, MD, FACP, FACAAI, FATA
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    The Global Telemedicine Group, McLean, VA
  • Jay H. Shore, MD, MPH
    Director of Telemedicine
    University of Colorado Depression Center, Aurora, CO
  • Nancy L. Vorhees, RN, MSN
    Interim Executive Director
    Spokane Teaching Health Center, Spokane, WA

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