Board of Directors

Directors are elected by the Board of Directors from the pool of current and former Senior Examiners based on a vacancy on the Board of Directors. They are selected based on personal qualities, leadership potential, collegiality, specialty area, performance on other ABOHNS activities, and geography, as well as other needs of the ABOHNS including diversity. Directors are eligible to serve two five year terms.

Board of Directors

Clough Shelton, MD, President
Salt Lake City, Utah

David W. Eisele, MD, President-Elect
Baltimore, Maryland


Jeffrey M. Bumpous, MD
Louisville, Kentucky

Ira D. Papel, MD
Baltimore, Maryland

Ramon M. Esclamado, MD
Durham, North Carolina

John S. Rhee, MD,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Edward H. Farrior, MD
Tampa, Florida

Kathleen C.Y. Sie, MD
Seattle, Washington

Gaelyn C. Garrett, MD
Nashville, Tennessee

Timothy L. Smith, MD
Portland, Oregon

M. Boyd Gillespie, MD
Memphis, Tennessee

Steven A. Telian, MD
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Marlan R. Hansen, MD
Iowa City, Iowa

Travis Tollefson, MD
Sacramento, California

Ronald B. Kuppersmith, MD
College Station, Texas

Mark C. Weissler, MD
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Bradley Marple, MD
Dallas, Texas

D. Bradley Welling, MD, PhD
Boston, Massachusetts