Board of Directors

Health Professional Student Association is a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit corporation governed by a nine-member Executive Board, one-third of which is elected annually for three year terms.

The Executive Board elects from its membership the Executive Chair, Secretary and Treasurer, who constitute the Executive Committee of the corporation.

At the conclusion of two consecutive complete three year terms, an incumbent board member may not run again for the same board position and achieves Emeritus status.

Terms Ending September 30, 2021:

Terms Expiring September 30, 2022

Terms Expiring September 30, 2023

Emeritus Directors:

  • Thomas W. Allen, DO (1997-2003**)
    Tulsa, OK
  • Marc E. Babitz, MD (2007-2013)
    Salt Lake City, UT
  • Ana Bejinez-Eastman, MD
    Whittier, CA (2019)
  • F. Marian Bishop, Ph.D., MSPH (1996-2002)
    Salt Lake City, UT (deceased)
  • H. John Blossom, MD (1983-1991)
    Fresno, CA
  • John Boltri, MD
    Rootstown, OH
  • John G. Bradley, MD, MMM (1998-2009)
    Decatur, IL
  • Mark E. Clasen, MD, Ph.D. (1996-2002)
    Dayton, OH (deceased)
  • Richard Clover, MD (2005-2008; 2009-2013)
    Louisville, KY (deceased)
  • Ludlow B. Creary, MD, MPH (1983-1989)
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Robert C. Davidson, MD, MPH (1983-1989)
    Davis, CA
  • Richard Flinders, MD
    Santa Rosa, CA
  • Hector Flores, MD (2006-2018)
    Los Angeles, CA
  • William C. Fowkes, MD (1983-1989)
    Stanford, CA
  • James Herman, MD (2011-2017)
    Tulsa, OK
  • Norman B. Kahn, MD (1983-1990)
    Chicago, IL
  • Peter V. Lee, MD (1988-1996)
    Pasadena, CA (deceased)
  • Samuel C. Matheny, MD (1995-2001)
    Lexington, KY
  • John E. Midtling, MD, MS (1986-1994; 2001-2004)
    Issaquah, WA
  • William A. Norcross, MD (1989-1997)
    San Diego, CA
  • Charles Q. North, MD (1998-2004)
    Albuquerque, NM
  • Michael D. Prislin, MD (1989-1996)
    Irvine, CA
  • James C. Puffer, MD (1987-1993)
    Lexington, KY
  • Perry A. Pugno, MD, MPH (2006-2018)
    Leawood, KS
  • Denise V. Rodgers, MD (1993-1999)
    New Brunswick, NJ
  • Jonathan E. Rodnick, MD (1989-1995)
    San Francisco, CA (deceased)
  • Robert  G. Ross, MD+*
    Bend, OR
  • Joseph E. Scherger, MD (2000-2006)
    Palm Springs, CA
  • Allan Wilke, MD (2007-2013)
    Kalamazoo, MI