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NCSP National Program Board

NCSP National Program Board

John Z. Ayanian, MD, MPP

Standing Member
Alice Hamilton Distinguished University Professor of Medicine and Healthcare Policy
Director, Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation 
University of Michigan

Jemma Ayvazian, DNP, ANP-BC, AOCNP

Standing Member (Non-Voting)
National Director of Nursing Education
US Department of Veterans Affairs


Rotating Member
Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship, School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Andrew B. Bindman, MD

Rotating Member
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals

Marjorie A. Bowman, MD, MPA

Standing Member (Non-Voting)
Chief Academic Affiliations Officer
Veterans Health Administration

Nakela L. Cook, MD, MPH

Rotating Member
Executive Director, PCORI

Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN

Rotating Member
Professor & Chair of the Department of Nursing, Lehman College, CUNY

Catherine Gilliss, PhD, RN, FAAN

Standing Member
Dean and Styles Professor of Nursing
Associate Vice Chancellor, Nursing Affairs


Kate Goodrich, MD, MHS

Rotating Member
Senior Vice President for Trend and Analytics, Humana

Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, RN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, AAHIVS, FAAN

Standing Member
Dean and Professor, Duke University School of Nursing & Vice Chancellor for Nursing Affairs, Duke University

Eve J. Higginbotham, SM, MD, ML

Standing Member
Vice Dean for Penn Medicine Office of Inclusion and Diversity
Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Pennsylvania

Catherine P. Kaminetzky, MD, MPH

Standing Member (Non-Voting)
Director, Advanced Fellowships and Professional Development, Office of Academic Affiliations, Veterans Health Administration

Mitchell H. Katz, MD

Rotating Member
President & Chief Executive Officer, New York City Health + Hospitals

Talmadge King, MD

Standing Member
Dean, School of Medicine
Vice Chancellor - Medical Affairs

Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH

Rotating Member
US Director and Strategic Advisor to the CEO
Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation

Susanna Naggie, MD, MHS, FIDSA

Standing Member
Professor of Medicine
Vice Dean for Clinical Research
Interim Director, CTSI
Duke University School of Medicine


Patrick G. O'Connor, MD, MPH

Dan Adams and Amanda Adams Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of General Internal Medicine
Yale School of Medicine

Carmen Portillo, PhD, RN, FAAN

Standing Member
Executive Deputy Dean & Professor of Nursing
Yale School of Nursing

Kathleen Potempa, PhD, RN, FAAN

Standing Member​
Professor and Dean Emeritus
University of Michigan School of Nursing

Antonia M. Villarruel PhD, RN, FAAN

Standing Member
Professor and Margaret Bond Simon Dean of Nursing
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Mitchell D. Wong, MD, PhD

Standing Member
Professor of Medicine & Executive Vice Chair for Research Training, Department of Medicine, UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research

Lin Zhan, PhD, RN, FAAN

Standing Member 
Dean & Professor, UCLA School of Nursing