Leadership

Honorary Chair

President and Chief Executive Officer
The Global Telemedicine Group

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 2016 National Advisory Board

  • Joseph S. Alpert, MD
    Editor in Chief
    The American Journal of Medicine
  • David C. Balch, MA
    Chief Technology Officer
    White House Medical Group, Washington, DC
  • Rashid Bashshur, PhD
    Senior Advisor for eHealth
    eHealth Center, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Pat Basu, MD
  • Anne E. Burdick, MD, MPH
    Associate Dean for TeleHealth and Clinical Outreach
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
  • Adam Darkins, MD
    Vice President for Medical Affairs
    Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN
  • 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
    Senior Vice President, Health Sciences
    University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Alexis S. Gilroy, JD
    Partner
    Jones Day, Washington, DC
  • Robert A. Greenes, MD, PhD
    Professor of Biomedical Informatics
    College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ronald K. Poropatich, MD
    Executive Director, Center for Military Medicine Research
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Lisa A. Robin, MLA
    Chief Advocacy Officer
    Federation of State Medical Boards, Washington, DC
  • Jay H. Shore, MD, MPH
    Director of Telemedicine, University of Colorado Depression Center, Aurora, CO
  • Nancy L. Vorhees, RN, MSN
    Chief Administrative Officer
    Inland Northwest Health Services, Spokane, WA

Convention 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