Board Members

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Suzanne (Sue) McWilliams, DNP, MSN, RN

Assistant Clinical Professor
Northern Arizona University
Sedona, AZ


Leah Powers

Health Educator II
Fox Chase Cancer Center


Jane Sims, BA

Patient Education Manager
Intermountain Health
Salt Lake City, UT


Jennifer Fonseca, MPH, CHES

Health Education Specialist
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX


Conference Committee Co-Chair
Wayne Neal, MAT, BSN, NPD-BC

Patient/Family Education Manager
Children’s National Hospital
Washington, DC


Member Engagement Committee Co-Chair
Korinne Callihan, DNP, MSN, RN

Manager, Patient Education
Director of Don & Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center

University of Kentucky / UK HealthCare
Lexington, KY


Member Engagement Council Co-Chair
Beth Hicks, MSN, BSN, RN, PCNS-BC

Clinical Nurse Coordinator
Kaiser Permanente
Denver, CO 


Professional Working Group Chair
Michelle Bass, PhD, MSI, AHIP

Clinical Information Librarian
Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, PA


Member at Large
Heather Todd MSN, RNC-MNN

Patient Education Coordinator
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL


Member at Large
Connie Feiler, MSN, RN

Clinical Director of Patient Experience
Pittsburgh, PA


Member at Large
Melissa Oliveras, MS, FNP, RN, CLC

Patient and Family Education Coordinator
NYU Langone Health
New York, NY


Erica Ailes, BSN, RN, CPN

Patient Experience Specialist, Patient/Family Education
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA



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