Who We Are

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

R. Patrick White | Board Chair
R.Patrick White, LLC

Rebecca Deutsch
BeautiControl

Lauren Finney
The Atlantan Magazine 

Dorothy Grayson
Retired

John Goldman, MD
Co-Chair, LFAGA Medical Advisory Board

Kodell Jackson
Diageo USA

Diane Powell-Larché
Larché Communications

Eric Mandus
Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP

Vi-Vi Nguyen
Vanderlande Industries

In Memoriam
Lisa Williams

EXECTUTIVE ADVISORY BOARD

Merdean Bone
MMB, Inc.

Alex Cann, Jr.
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Sam Friedman
AFCO Realty

Gary Grant
Glenridge Solutions

Melissa Hughes, MD
Chairman of the Board
Atlanta Healthcare Advocates

Jim McLaughlin
Seven Stone Billboard Management

Winnie P. Pannell
Winnie P. Pannell, Attorney

Stephan and Kimberly Sanford
 

MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD (*Education Program Presenters)

CO-CHAIRS

John Goldman, MD*
Atlanta

Sam Lim, MD, MPH*
Atlanta

Kimberley Wilson, MD*
Rheumatologist, Atlanta

MEMBERS

Surabhi Arjunan, MD*
Rheumatologist, Smyrna

Demir Baykal, MD*
Cardiologist, Lawrenceville

Marta Bognar, MD
Rheumatologist, Gainesville

Elizabeth D. Butler, MD
Rheumatologist, Atlanta

William Cleveland, MD
Nephrologist, Atlanta

Micheal Cohen, MD
Rheumatologist, Augusta

Nannette Crowley, MD
Rheumatologist, Macon

Charles Degenhardt III, MD
Rheumatologist, Savannah

Cristina Drenkard, MD*
Rheumatologist, Atlanta

Nonyelum Ejieke, MD
Rheumatologist, Cartersville

Alan Fishman, MD
Rheumatologist, Atlanta

Maria Fondal, MD
Rheumatologist, Stockbridge

Gloria Gaston, MD*
Rheumatologist, Marietta

Manmohan Gupta, MD
Rheumatologist, Macon

Valerie Habif, PhD*
Clinical Psychologist, Atlanta

Mark Harris, MD
Neurologist, Suwanee

Jeffrey Howard, MD
Cardiologist, Decatur

Mohammad Kamran, MD*
Rheumatologist, Marietta

Mark Kats, MD*
Nephrologist, Gainesville

William Knapp, MD
Cardiologist, Atlanta

Tarik Lalwani, MD*
Nephrologist, Lawrenceville

Cynthia Lawrence-Elliott, MD*
Rheumatologist, Lawrenceville

Teresa Lawrence-Ford, MD*
Rheumatologist, Lawrenceville

Ciela Lopez-Armstrong, MD*
Rheumatologist, Roswell

Tracy Lovell, MD*
Rheumatologist, Gainesville

Michael P. Madaio, MD*
Nephrologist, Augusta

Jagingra Mangru, MD*
Rheumatologist, Cumming

Marcy Mann, MD
High Risk OB/GYN, Atlanta

Wambui Machua, MD*
Rheumatologist, Augusta

Walter J. Moore, MD
Rheumatologist, Augusta

James Mossell, MD*
Rheumatologist, Tifton

Gary Myerson, MD*
Rheumatologist, Atlanta

Alyce Oliver, MD*
Rheumatologist, Augusta

Glenn Parris, MD*
Rheumatologist, Lawrenceville

Tina Samakur, MD
Rheumatologist, Lawrenceville

Kelly Rouster-Stevens, MD
Pediatric Rheumatologist, Atlanta

Ignacio Sanz, MD*
Rheumatologist, Atlanta

Arthur Schiff, MD*
Neurologist, Lawrenceville

William Segal, MD
Ophthalmologist, Duluth

Michael Smitherman, MD
Rheumatologist, Roswell

Jeffrey Stark, MD
Associate Medical Director, Rheumatology, UCB

Sumayah Taliaferro, MD
Dematologist, Atlanta

Larry Vogler, MD*
Pediatric Rheumatologist

Lara Watkins, MD*
Nephrologist, Atlanta

Janice Weatherspoon, MD*
Nephrologist, Atlanta

Jamie Weisman, MD*
Dermatologist, Atlanta

Kelly Weselman, MD*
Rheumatologist, Smyrna

William Whaley, MD*
Hematologist, Atlanta

Hayes Wilson, MD*
Rheumatologist, Atlanta

Bridget Wright, MD*
Rheumatologist, Macon

David Zelman, MD
Rheumatologist, Tucke

OFFICE STAFF

Steve Evans
President and CEO

Teri Emond
Program Director and COO

Desitini Alphabet
Outreach Manager

Consuelo Farley
Operations Manager