2023-2025 Board of Directors

Officers

Marcus Plescia, MD, MPH

Title Chair

Positions held
  • Chief Medical Officer, Association of State and Territorial Health Officers

Michael Cropp, MD, MBA

Title Secretary/Treasurer

Positions held
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Independent Health

Warren A. Jones, MD, FAAFP

Title Immediate Past-Chair

Positions held
  • Captain, United States Navy Medical Corps (Ret.)
  • Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center

John M. Clymer

Title Executive Director (Ex Officio)


Emeritus Founder

Darwin R. Labarthe, MD, MPH, PhD

Positions held
  • Professor, Preventive Medicine
  • Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Directors

Juliana Crawford

Positions held
  • National Executive Vice President, Consumer Health Solutions, American Heart Association

Rosemary McGillan

Positions held
  • Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, American Red Cross

Hon Jerome M Adams, MD, MPH

Positions held
  • 20th Surgeon General of the United States,
  • Presidential fellow, Executive Director of Purdue's Health Equity Initiatives, and Distinguished Professor of Practice, Purdue University

Ileana L. Piña, MD, MPH, FAHA, FACC

Positions held
  • Professor and Quality Officer, Heart & Vascular Service Line, Thomas Jefferson University

Margaret Guerin-Calvert

Positions held
  • Senior Managing Director President, Center for Healthcare Economics and Policy, FTI Consulting

Federal Liaisons

Walter Koroshetz, MD

Positions held
  • Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke National Institutes of Health

RADM Brandon L. Taylor, PharmD

Positions held
  • Director, Defense Health Agency Public Health
  • Department of Defense

Lawrence J. Fine, MD, DrPH

Positions held
  • Senior Scientific Advisor, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Emmeline Ochiai, MPH

Positions held
  • Health Advisor, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Department of Health and Human Services/Office of Public Health and Science

Janet S. Wright, MD, FACC

Positions held
  • Director, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Counsel

David R. Zook

Positions held
  • Chair, Faegre Drinker Consulting

Chief Scientific Advisor

Stephen Sidney, MD, MPH

Positions held
  • Retired Director of Research Clinics, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research (Retired)

National Forum Current and Past Chairs

Marcus Plescia, MD, MPH

Title 2023, 2024

Positions held
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officers

Warren A. Jones, MD, FAAFP

Title 2020-2022

Positions held
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center

Kimberly Stitzel, MS, RD

Title 2019-2020

Positions held
  • American Heart Association

Laura Gordon

Title 2018-2019

Positions held
  • Institute for Advanced Clinical Trials for Children

Jennifer G. Robinson, MD, MPH

Title 2017-2018

Positions held
  • University of Iowa

Dave Zook, JD

Title 2016-2017

Positions held
  • Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting

Sharon Moffatt, RN, BSN, MSN

Title 2014-2016

Positions held
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA

Title 2012-2014

Positions held
  • Tulane University School of Medicine

Thomas A. Pearson, MD, MPH, PhD

Title 2010-2012

Positions held
  • University of Rochester Medical Center

Mark Schoeberl, MPA

Title 2008-2010

Positions held
  • American Heart Association

Darwin R. Labarthe, MD, MPH, PhD

Title 2006-2008

Positions held
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention