2014 Leadership

Honorary Chair

President and Chief Executive Officer
The Global Telemedicine Group

Honorary Chair

Director
Arizona Telemedicine Program

Co-Chair

Medical Director for the Center for Telehealth and Cybermedicine Research
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Co-Chair

Associate Director for Evaluation
Arizona Telemedicine Program

SPS 2014 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
  • Joel E. Barthelemy
    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
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
  • Robert "Bob" Burns
    Commissioner, Arizona Corporation Commission, Phoenix, AZ
  • Daniel J. Derksen, MD
    Director, Center for Rural Healh, Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
    University of Arizona, 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
  • Robert A. Greenes, MD, PhD
    Professor of Biomedical Informatics
    College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
  • Paula Guy
    Chief Executive Officer
    Global Partnership for Telehealth, Inc., Waycross, GA
  • Deb LaMarche
    Associate Director
    Utah Telehealth Network, Salt Lake City, UT
  • 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
  • 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
  • Joseph Peterson, MD
    Chief Executive Officer and Director
    Specialists On Call, Reston, VA
  • Ronald K. Poropatich, MD
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Lisa A. Robin, MLA
    Chief Advocacy Officer
    Federation of State Medical Boards, Washington, DC
  • Brian Rosenfeld, MD
    Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
    Philips Telehealth, Baltimore, MD
  • Jay H. Shore, MD, MPH
    Director of Telemedicine, University of Colorado Depression Center, Aurora, CO
  • Joseph A. Tracy, MS
    Vice President - Telehealth Services
    Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA
  • Wesley Valdes, DO
    Medical Director, Telehealth Services
    Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Nancy L. Vorhees, RN, MSN
    Chief Operating Officer
    Inland Northwest Health Services, Spokane, WA
  • Jill M. Winters, PhD, RN, FAHA
    President & Dean
    Columbia College of Nursing, Glendale, WI

Convention Coordinators

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