Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Physicians for Reproductive Health is a distinguished group of physicians representing a wide range of medical expertise, geographic location, age, and ethnicity.


Executive Committee

CHAIR
Willie J. Parker, MD, MPH, MSc
Birmingham, AL

SECRETARY
Angela Janis, MD
Dean Health (Madison, WI)

TREASURER
Nancy Auer, MD, FACEP
Swedish Hospital Medical Center (Washington)

AT-LARGE MEMBER
Cassing Hammond, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Chicago)


Current Board Members

Sarp Aksel, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY

Nazanin Ahmadieh
Medical student (DO/MPH candidate 2018)
Touro University California
Vallejo, CA

Carol Ball, MD
Planned Parenthood MN, ND, SD
St. Paul, MN

Margaret Boozer, MD, MPH
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Curtis Boyd, MD
Private Practice
Albuquerque, NM

Kristyn Brandi, MD, MPH
Harbor – UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, CA

Michelle Debbink, MD, PhD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Kohar Der Simonian, MD
Maine Medical Partners
Falmouth, ME

Duane Dowell, MD, FAAP
Oak Park, IL

Megan Evans, MD, MPH
Tufts Medical Center
Boston, MA

Angela Janis, MD
Madison, WI

Bhavik Kumar, MD, MPH
Whole Women’s Health
Austin, TX

Amber Lau, MPH
Medical student (OMSII)
Glendale, AZ

Jill Meadows, MD
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland
Des Moines, IA

Jason Rafferty, MD, MPH, EdM
Brown University
Providence, RI

Yashica Robinson, MD
Alabama Women’s Wellness Center
Huntsville, AL

Brandi Shah, MD, MPH
Pacific Medical Centers
Bothell, WA

Valerie Williams, MD
LSU Health Science Center
New Orleans, LA

Timothy Spurrell, MD, MEd
Planned Parenthood of Southern New England
Providence, RI
Landmark Medical Center
Woonsocket, RI

David Turok, MD, MPH
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Alyssa Yee, MD
SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Brooklyn, NY

Matthew Zerden, MD, MPH
Planned Parenthood South Atlantic
WakeMed North Family Health & Women’s Hospital
Raleigh, NC

Jodi Magee
President and CEO
Physicians for Reproductive Health
Ex-Officio


Former Board Members

(* indicates founding member)

Anna Altshuler, MD, MPH
Renaisa S. Anthony, MD, MPH
Susan Baldwin, MD, MPH
Frances Batzer, MD, MBE
Margaret J. Baylson, MD
* Richard Behrman, MD
* John G. Boyce, MD
Herbert P. Brown, MD
Marvin Buehner, MD
Darcy Broughton, MD
LeRoy Carhart, MD
* Wendy Chavkin, MD, MPH
Philip A. Corfman, MD
Stephanie Kusko Cramer, MD
Anne R. Davis, MD, MPH
* Quentin B. Deming, MD
Angela Diaz, MD, MPH
Daniela Diaz, MD
Vivian M. Dickerson, MD
Laurence E. Dopkin, MD
Alison Edelman, MD, MPH
M. Joycelyn Elders, MD
Eve Espey, MD, MPH
Paul M. Fine, MD
Michelle Forcier, MD, MPH
Angel M. Foster, D.Phil., MD, AM
Amy Fothergill, MD
Marilynn C. Frederiksen, MD
Joshua Freeman, MD
Patricia Glowa, MD
Richard Grossman, MD, MPH
Paula Hillard, MD
* Margaret Hamburg, MD
Pratima Gupta, MD, MPH
Adam Jacobs, MD
Robert L. Johnson, MD
Harry S. Jonas, MD
Atsuko Koyama, MD, MPH
Douglas Laube, MD, MEd
Cathy J. Lazarus, MD, FACP
Larry Leeman, MD
Sara Buchdahl Levine, MD, MPH
Catherine P. McKegney, MD, MS
Daniel Mishell, MD
Connie Mitchell, MD, MPH
Nilda L. Moreno, MD, MPH
Laura Myers, MD
Carmen Rita Nevarez, MD, MPH
* Warren H. Pearse, MD
* Suzanne T. Poppema, MD
* D. Malcolm Potts, MD, PhD
Karen Ramstrom, DO, MSPH
Ralph Riviello, MD, MS
Roger Rochat, MD
Natalie Roche, MD
Robert Roose, MD, MPH
Courtney Schreiber, MD
* Denese Shervington, MD, MPH
Steven Sondheimer, MD
Scott J. Spear, MD, FAAP
Nancy L. Stanwood, MD, MPH
Michelle Staples-Horne, MD, MS, MPH
Jody E. Steinauer, MD, MAS
Nada Stotland, MD, MPH
Madeline Sutton, MD, MPH
Shayne Taylor, MD
Albert G. Thomas, MD
Kathryn Perkins Tift
* Beverly Winikoff, MD, MPH


Deceased Board Members

Fredrik F. Broekhuizen, MD
* Howard Jones, MD
* Richard H. Hausknecht, MD
* Jaroslav F. Hulka, MD
* Elizabeth Karlin, MD, MPH
* William K. Rashbaum, MD
* Helen Rodriguez-Trias, MD
* Seymour L. Romney, MD
Allan Rosenfield, MD
Kenneth J. Ryan, MD
Steven B. Tamarin, MD
George Tiller, MD