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Alliance Board of Directors

Officers

Gayla Bruner, BSN, RN
President
Director of CME
Memorial Hermann Hospital System
Houston, Texas

Steven Kawczak, PhD
Vice President
Director - Professional Development
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Chitra Subramaniam, MS, PhD
Treasurer
Education Strategy Officer
AO North America
Paoli, Pennsylvania

Bina George-Figueroa, MS, FACEHP, CHCP 
Secretary
Director of Education
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Miami, Florida

Bob Addleton, EdD, FACEHP, CHCP
Past President
Vice President of Physicians' Institute for Excellence in Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Laurie Kendall-Ellis, CAE
Executive Director/CEO
Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions
Washington, DC

Directors

Rebecca DeVivo, MPH, MSW
Associate Executive Director, Education
American Academy for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Philip A. Dombrowski, MBA
President & CEO
PD Associates
Castleton, Vermont

Diana J. Durham, PhD, FACEHP
Associate Director for Accreditation
VHA Employee Education System (10A4)
Long Beach, California 

Joseph Kim, MD, MPH, MBA
President
Q Synthesis LLC
Newtown, Pennsylvania

Sally O'Neill, PhD
Associate Vice Provost
Creighton University, Health Sciences Continuing Education
Omaha, Nebraska

Nancy Lutz Paynter
Director, Medical Education and Research Grants Department 
Genentech
San Francisco, California

Charles E. Willis, MBA
Director, Continuing Education
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
Palm Desert, California

Beth Wilson, CHCP
Director, Continuing Professional Development
American Academy of Ophthalmology
San Francisco, California