Meet our team of educators, practitioners, pioneers, activists, and researchers.

We are group of passionate and mission-driven individuals, united by a shared vision to transform health professions education worldwide. Get to know the team leading the way at Social Mission Alliance. Interested in joining our team? Click here to get involved.

Board of Directors

Wayne Cottam, DMD, MS

Member

Vincent Guilamo-Ramos

Member

Toyese Oyeyemi Jr., MPH, MCHES

Member

Theresa Horvath

Member

Susan Stone

Member

Rishi Manchanda

Member

Onelia Lage

Member

Leigh Anne Butler, EMT-B

Secretary

Isabel Chen, MD, MPH

Member

Donald Weaver

Chair

Candice Chen, MD, MPH

Past Chair

Brigit Carter, PhD, MSN

Member

Beth Roemer

Vice Chair

Art Kaufman

Member

Former Board Members

  • Sonal Batra, MD, MST
  • Barbara Brandt, PhD, EdM, FNAP
  • Joe Greer, MD
  • Divina Grossman, PhD, RN
  • Deborah Hall, MD
  • Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD, PhD
  • Fitzhugh Mullan, MD
  • Justine Strand de Oliveria, DrPH, MPH, PA
  • George Thibault, MD

Former Health Justice Fellows & Interns

  • Zena Ahmed
  • Erina Horikawa
  • Wajeha Mahmoud
  • Daniel Tounsel

Alliance Contributors

  • Colleen Bogucki, Health Workforce Diversity Initiative
  • Jordan Herring, Health Workforce Diversity Initiative
  • Raashmi Krishnasamy, Student Assembly
  • Beth Roemer, Brand Strategy Consultant

Thank you

We thank all of our volunteers, guest speakers, and fellow researchers working to transform the health professions education. The heartbeat of the Social Mission Alliance community is sustained by the tireless work of our staff, volunteers, and allies. Thank you for all that you do to build more just health systems through social mission work. Change happens because of YOU! Onward!