About AMWA

AMWA Committee & Task Force Chairs

AMWA Committee / Task Force Chair Resources and Requirements Committee Descriptions

 

Advancement of Women in Medicine

Development Committee-Strategic Plan Implementation

Dr. Connie Newman Co-Chair
Dr. Jan Werbinski Co-Chair

Mentoring Committee

Mentoring@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Chemen Neal Chair Emeritus
Dr. Kate Sharkey Chair
Dr. Elizabeth Jeans Resident Chair

Wellness Committee

AssociateDirector@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Kim Templeton Chair

Medical Humanities

Literary Arts

LiteraryArts@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Anju Goel Physician Co-Chair Literary AMWA
Cristina Denise Go Co-Chair Literary AMWA

Media AMWA

AssociateDirector@amwa-doc.org
Mollie Marr Student Co-Chair
Emily Chen Student Co-Chair
Dr. Eliza Chin Co-Chair
Mallory Dameron Pre-med Co-Chair

Music in Medicine

AssociateDirector@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Tina Wang Physician Co-Chair Music in Medicine
Dr. Mary Rorro Physician Co-Chair Music in Medicine
Rebecca Hurwitz Pre-Med Co-Chair
Lori Horhor Pre-Med Co-Chair

Studio AMWA

StudioAMWA@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Karen Poirier-Brode Chair Studio AMWA and Artist in Residence 2020-2021 Studio AMWA

History AMWA

AssociateDirector@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Eliza Chin Chair History AMWA
Iris Dupanovic Student Co-Chair History AMWA
Victoria Sefcsik Student Co-Chair History AMWA

AMWA Advocacy

Gender Equity Task Force

GETF@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Roberta Gebhard Interim Co-Chair
Dr. Wendy Bernstein Co-Chair
Remi Welbel Student Co-Chair

Public Policy and Advocacy Committee

Advocacy@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber Chair
Dr. Norma Jo Waxman Regional Director West
Dr. Jan Werbinski Co-Chair (Board liaison)
Dr. Tara Shrout Resident Chair
Amanda Severn Student Chair
Mary Shahinyan Pre-Med Chair

Section of Diversity and Inclusion

DiversityChief@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Neelum Aggarwal Chief Diversity Officer
Dr. Laurel Waters Physician Chair LGBTQIA Coalition
Mollie Marr Medical Student Co-Chair (LBGTQiA)
Dr. Danielle Barnes Co-Chair — Military/Veteran
Dr. Leah Triolo Co-Chair — Military/Veteran
Ms. Dima Elissa

Dr. Vidhya Prakash

Co-Chair –   D&I Innovation Committee

Co- Chair –  D& I Innovation Committee

Dr. Vidya Sundareshan

Dr. Vidhya Prakash

Co-Chair — Rural Health Committee

Co-Chair –   Rural Health  Committee

Dr. MerryJean Losso Resident Co-Chair
Dr. Dahima Citroen Lopez Resident Co-Chair
Aryana Sharrak Medical Student Co-Chair
Nimisha Kumar Medical Student Co-Chair
Rebecca Yanovsky Medical Student Co-Chair
Isabel Kats Pre-Med Student Co-Chair
Emma Fleisher Pre-Med Student Co-Chair

Education

Sex and Gender Health Collaborative

SGHC@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Jan Werbinski Executive Director
Mary Rojek Chair
Justina Trott Chair-Elect

Program Committee (Annual Meeting)

program@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber Program Chair
Dr. Amanda Xi Program Co-Director
Dr. Nandini Nittur Resident Program Co-Chair
Vacant Resident Program Co-Chair
Alyssa Brown Student Program Co-Chair
Sara Grant Student Program Co-Chair
Courtney Chau Pre-Med Co-Chair
Kaylee Travis Pre-Med Co-Chair

Preventive Medicine

PreventiveMedicine@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla Chair Emeritus
Dr. Kim Templeton Physician Chair
Dr. Connie Newman
Vacant Student Chair (Secretary)
Vacant Resident Chair (Secretary)

HPV and Cervical Cancer Task Force (PMTF)

AssociateDirector@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Shobha Krishnan Physician Chair

Opioid Addiction in Women Task Force

Dr. Connie Newman Physician Co-Chair
Dr. Kimberly Templeton Physician Co-Chair
Dr. Cheryl Cheah Resident Co-Chair
Bailey Lervick Medical Student Co-Chair
Emma Randall Medical Student Co-Chair
Jody Esguerra Medical Student Co-Chair-Elect
Yasmine Abushukur Director of Communications
Nagiri Khatchadourian Director of Social Media

Gun Violence Prevention Task Force

amwagunviolencetaskforce@gmail.com
Dr. Stephanie Bonne Co-Chair
Dr. Nina Agrawal Co-Chair
Vacant Student Co-Chair

Physicians Against the Trafficking of Humans (PATH)

PATH@amwa-doc.org
Sarah Hofer Executive Director
Dr. Liz Berdan (US Army Captain) President and Co-Chair
Dr. Aarti Vala Vice President and Co-Chair
Dr. Kanani Titchen Co-Chair
Dr. Monica Broome Co-Chair
Dr. Mollie Gordon Co-Chair
Vacant Co-Chair
Vacant Co-Chair

Graduate Medical Education Task Force

Dr. Joan Lo Chair

Internal Groups/Committees

Finance/Audit (Appointed Committee)

Dr, Beth Garner Chair

Governance (Appointed Committee)

Dr. Laurel Waters Chair

American Women’s Hospitals Service

AWHS@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Laura Helfman Chair
Dr. Sara Schwanke Khilji Co-Chair
Dr. Anju Goel Co-Chair
Dr. Eliza Lo Chin Co-Chair (Board liaison)
Remi Welbel Student Co-Chair
Arielle Roberts Student Co-Chair

Awards Committee

awards@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Niharika Suchak Chair — Term 2021

Dr. Linda Brodsky Fund Advisory Board

AssociateDirector@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Roberta Gebhard Chair

Fellowship Committee

Fellowship@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla Co-Chair
Dr. Connie Newman Co-Chair

Leadership Committee

AssociateDirector@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Connie Newman Co-Chair

Membership Committee

Membership@amwa-doc.org
Vacant Chair
Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber
Jennifer Gaertner
Monique Mun Resident Chair
Federica Brecha Student Chair
Nora Galoustian Pre-Med Chair

Social Media

Comms@amwa-doc.org
Cherilyn Cecchini, MD Chair
Alyssa Brown Instagram
Salvena Salve Nissan Twitter

Regional Governors

Dr. Diane Nugent Region 1 Governor — CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT Region1Governor@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Poonam Desai Region 2 Governor — NJ, NY Region2Governor@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Robin Faye Region 3 Governor- DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV Region3Governor@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Nicole Bentze Region 4 Governor — FL, GA, NC, SC Region4Governor@amwa-doc.org 
Dr. Lauren Walter Region 5 Governor — AL, LA, MS, TN, The Caribbean Region5Governor@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Anne Marie Hake Region 6 Governor — IL, IN, KY, MI, OH Region6Governor@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Susan Hull Region 7 Governor — AR, IA, KS, MN, NE, ND, OK, SD, WI, MO Region7Governor@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Kelli Cohen Fein Region 8 Governor — AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, TX, UT, WY Region8Governor@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Gloria Wu Region 9 Governor — AK, CA, HI, OR, WA Region9Governor@amwa-doc.org