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AMWA Committee & Task Force Chairs

AMWA Committee / Task Force Chair Resources and Requirements

Advancement of Women in Medicine

Mentoring Committee

Mentoring@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Chemen Neal Chair Emeritus
Dr. Lena Mehta Co-Chair
Dr. Kate Sharkey Co-Chair
Dr. Alicia Muratore Corwin Resident Co-Chair ahmuratore@gmail.com
Dr. Kerri Vincenti Resident Co-Chair
Irene Kalbian Student Chair
 

Wellness Committee

Dr. Kim Templeton Chair ktemplet@kumc.edu

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

Mollie Marr Chair Media AMWA
 

Music in Medicine

Dr. Tina Wang Physician Co- Chair Music in Medicine
Dr. Mary Rorro Physician Co- Chair Music in Medicine
Dr. Kyungji Sung Resident- Co Chair Music in Medicine
 

Studio AMWA

StudioAMWA@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Karen Poirier-Brode  Chair Studio AMWA
Vidya Viswanathan Artist in Residence 2018-2019 Studio AMWA
Somalee Banerjee   Artist in Residence 2019-2020 Studio AMWA
 

History AMWA-We are the First

Anna Lee Chair History AMWA — We are the First
 

History AMWA-Women MDs in War

wwi@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Eliza Chin Chair History AMWA — Women MDs in War
Iris Dupanovic Student Co-Chair History AMWA — Women MDs in War
Victoria Sefcsik Student Co-Chair History AMWA — Women MDs in War

AMWA Advocacy Committee

Gender Equity Task Force

GETF@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Wendy Bernstein Co-Chair
Dr. Dana Hardin Co-Chair
Joanna Georgakas Student Co-Chair
Tannaz Safari Student Co-Chair
Remi Welbel Premed Student Co-Chair
Mikayla Hyman Premed Student Co-Chair
 

Public Policy and Advocacy Committee

Advocacy@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Omega Silva  Chair Emeritus
Dr. Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber Co-Chair
Dr. Norma Jo Waxman  Co-Chair
Brette Harding Resident Chair bretteharding@gmail.com
Amara Fazal Student Chair
Lori Horhor Premed Chair
 

Diversity and Inclusion

DiversityChief@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Neelum Aggarwal  Chief Diversity Officer, Physician Co-Chair-Research Development
Dr. Anjali Bhagra Physician Co-Chair-Research Development
Dr. Vanessa Al Rashida Physician Chair — Minority Committee
Dr. Laurel Waters Physician Chair LGBTQIA Coalition 
Mollie Marr Medical Student Co-Chair (LBGTQiA)
Dr. Danielle Barnes Physician Co-Chair — Military SubCommittee
Dr. Leah Triolo Physician Co-Chair — Military SubCommittee
Dr. Dima Elissa Chair — D&I Innovation
Gabriela Reyes
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 Premed Student Co-Chair
Emma Fleisher Premed Student Co-Chair
Anisha Chandran Premed Student Co-Chair
Aimen Vanood Premed Student Co-Chair
Saira Somnay Premed Student Co-Chair
Simran Sandhu Premed Student Co-Chair

AMWA Education Committee

Sex and Gender Health Collaborative  

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

Program Committee (Annual Meeting)

program@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber Program Co-Director
Dr. Amy Hise Program Co-Director
Dr. Alexandra Goodwin Resident Program Co-Chair
Dr. Zainab Farzal  Resident Program Co-Chair
Rose Caston Student Program Co-Chair
Sara Grant Student Program Co-Chair
Anna Vardapetyan Premed Co-Chair
Tiffany Chiang Premed Co-Chair
 

Preventive Medicine

PreventiveMedicine@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla Chair Emeritus
Dr. Kim Templeton Physician Co-Chair
 

HPV and Cervical Cancer Task Force (PMTF)

Dr. Shobha Krishnan Physician Chair
 

Opioid Addiction in Women Task Force

Dr. Connie Newman Physician Co- Chair
Dr. Kimberly Templeton Physician Co- Chair
Cheryl Cheah Student Co-Chair
 

Gun Violence Prevention Task Force

amwagunviolencetaskforce@gmail.com
Dr. Stephanie Bonne Chair
 

Physicians Against the Trafficking of Humans (PATH)

PATH@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Kanani Titchen Chair (East Cost)
Dr. Julia Geynisman Co-Chair (Midwest)
Dr. Mollie Gordon Co-Chair (South)
Dr. Liz Berdan (US Army Captain) Co-Chair (West Coast)
Vacant Student Chair
Sarah Hofer Admin Volunteer (also linked to PATH email)
Kristina Borham Social Media Co-Chair
Faith Daniel Social Media Co-Chair
 

Graduate Medical Education Task Force

Dr. Joan Lo Chair

Internal Groups/Committees

Finance/Audit (Appointed Committee)

Dr. Sharon Batista Chair (voting member)
Dr. Laurel Waters Assistant Treasurer (voting member)
Dr. Roberta Gebhard Voting member
Dr, Beth Garner Voting member
Dr. Connie Newman Voting member
Dr. Nicole Sandhu Non-voting member
Maren Loe Student Representative (non-voting member)
 

Goverance (Appointed Committee)

Dr. Laurel Waters Chair
Dr. Karen Poirier-Brode
Dr. Connie Newman
Dr. Nicole Sandhu
Dr. Kim Seidel
Dr. Claudia Morrissey
Dr. Roberta Gebhard Ex-officio member
 

American Women’s Hospitals Service 

AWHS@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Laura Helfman Co-Chair
Dr. Anju Goel Co-Chair
Dr. Eliza Lo Chin Co-Chair (Board liaison)
Victoria Greenstein Student Co-Chair
Arielle Roberts Student Co-Chair
 

Archives Committee 

AssociateDirector@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Mary Guinan Co- Chair  
Mary Ellen Morrow Co-Chair
 

Awards Committee

awards@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Doris Hardacker  Term 2020 (Chair)  
Dr. Niharika Suchak  Term 2021
Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla  Term 2022
Dr. Kathy Keller  Term 2023
Dr. Connie Newman Past President (Term 2019)
Mollie Marr Student President (Term 2019)
 

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. Suzanne Harrison Co-Chair
Dr. Connie Newman Co-Chair
 

Membership Committee

Membership@amwa-doc.org
Robyn Raye Chair 
Monique Mun Resident Chair
Natasha Rich Student Chair
Pooja Butani Premed Chair
 

Networking Alliance

Dr. Roberta Gebhard Co-Chair
Dr. Eliza Chin Co-Chair
 

Public Relations

PublicRelations@amwa-doc.org
Staff Position Chair
Rebecca Yanovsky Student Co-Chair
Selena Park Student Co-Chair
Claudia Zamora Premed Chair
 

Social Media

SocialMedia@amwa-doc.org
Dr. Karen Poirier-Brode Chair
Roshini Pudhucode Student Co-Chair
Carolyn Dubeau
Afeerah Ahmad Premed Chair
 

Publications Committee

Publications@amwa-doc.org
Vacant Chair
Dr. Jayashree Raikhelkar  Chair (Newsflash)
Naseem Rangwala Student Chair
Dr. Eliza Chin Editor

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