ADFM Board of Directors

Chelley Alexander, MD

President 2021-2022
  • Eastern Carolina University
  • Greenville, NC

John Franko, MD

President-Elect (2021-2022)
  • Tower Health
  • West Reading, PA

Allen Perkins MD, MPH

Board Chair & Immediate Past President (2021-2022)
  • USA Family Medicine
  • Mobile, AL

Amanda Weidner, MPH

Executive Director

Dana Nguyen, MD, FAAFP

Communication Chair (2021-2023)
  • Uniformed Services University
  • Bethesda, Maryland

Folashade Omole, MD, FAAFP

Treasurer (2020-2022)
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Atlanta, GA

Elisabeth Wilson, MD, MPH, MS-HPEd

Member-At-Large (2020-2022)
  • Maine Medical Center
  • Portland, ME

Peter Carek, MD

Member-At-Large (2020-2022)
  • University of Florida
  • Gainesville, FL

Deborah Clements, MD, FAAFP

Member-At-Large (2021-2023)
  • Northwestern Medicine
  • Grayslake, IL

Harry Strothers III, MD, MMM

Annual Conference Program Committee Chair (2021-2022)
  • Mercer University School of Medicine
  • Macon, GA

F. David Schneider, MD, MSPH

Membership Committee Chair (2019-2023)
  • University of TX Southwestern Med Center at Dallas
  • Dallas, TX

Allison Arendale, MPA, CPA

Administrators' Representative (2021-2023)
  • University of Alabama
  • Tuscaloosa, AL

Megan McGhean, MS, MHA

Administrators' Representative (2020-2022)
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
  • Portland, OR

Peter Catinella, MD, MPH

Leader Development Committee Chair (2021-2023)
  • Tuscon College of Medicine
  • Tuscon, AZ

Michelle Roett, MD, MPH, FAAFP, CPE

Education Transformation Committee Chair (2018-2022)
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Washington, DC

Richard Lord Jr, MD, MA

Health Care Delivery Transformation Committee Chair (2021-2023)
  • Wake Forest Baptist Health
  • Greensboro, NC

Irfan Asif, MD

Research Development Committee Chair (2019-2022)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Birmingham, AL

Annamalai Ramanathan, MBA

Diversity, Inclusion, & Health Equity Committee Chair (2020-2022)
  • Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA

Cynthia Haq, MD

Advocacy Committee Chair (2021-2023)
  • University of California, Irvine
  • Irvine, CA

Terrence Steyer, MD

CFAS Representative (2020-2023)
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Charleston, SC

Bryant Campbell

Public Member (2021-2024)

Appointed and Liaison Positions

ADFM Fellowship 
Myra Muramoto, MD, MPH – Director
TBD - Co-Director

AAFP Commission Liaisons
Commission on Education – Michelle Roett, MD, MPH, FAAFP, CPE

Family Medicine Leadership Consortium
Current President and President-elect (see above)

Council of Academic Family Medicine
Current President, President-elect, Past President/Board Chair, Executive Director (see above)

Annals of Family Medicine (Presidential Appointment)
Belinda Vail, MD

Center for History of Family Medicine (Presidential Appointment)
Rick Kellerman, MD

CAFM Education Research Alliance Representative
F. David Schneider, MD, MSPH

WONCA Representative
Linda Speer, MD

ADFM Representative to the Program Directors Workshop Planning Committee
Elissa Palmer, MD

AAMC ORR Representatives 

Mercy Adetoye, MD, University of Michigan Medical School, Dept of Family Medicine (2019 - 2021)
Liz Brallier, MD, University of Washington Family Medicine Residency (2019 - 2021)
Austin Witt, MD, Duke University, Dept. of Family Medicine (2020-2022)

Academic Family Medicine Advocacy Committee Representatives (2020-2021)

Hope Wittenberg, MA, Director, Government Relations
Elissa Palmer, MD
Chelley Alexander, MD
Terry Steyer, MD

AAFP Liaison to ADFM
Karen Mitchell, MD

ABFM Liaison to ADFM
Warren Newton, MD