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

Ramon M. Esclamado, MD, President
Durham, North Carolina

Kathleen C. Y. Sie, MD, President-Elect
Seattle, Washington

John S. Rhee, MD, MPH, Past-President
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Ronald B. Kuppersmith, MD, Treasurer
College Station, Texas


Jeffrey M. Bumpous, MD
Louisville, Kentucky

John P. Carey, MD
Baltimore, Maryland

Edward H. Farrior, MD
Tampa, Florida

Howard W. Francis, MD
Durham, North Carolina

C. Gaelyn Garrett, MD, MMHC
Nashville, Tennessee

Marlan R. Hansen, MD
Iowa City, Iowa

Bradley Marple, MD
Dallas, Texas

Andrew H. Murr, MD
San Francisco, California

Cherie-Ann O. Nathan, MD
Shreveport, LA

Krishna G. Patel, MD, Ph.D
Charleston, South Carolina

Jennifer P. Porter, MD
Bethesda, Maryland

Timothy L. Smith, MD, MPH
Portland, Oregon

Steven A. Telian, MD
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Travis Tollefson, MD, MPH
Sacramento, California

Mark C. Weissler, MD
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Gregory J. Wiet, MD
Columbus, Ohio