Beaver College of Health Sciences Advisory Board

 

2023 Advisory Board group photo

Caption: Attendees at the Beaver College of Health Sciences Fall 2023 Advisory Board meeting on Oct. 27, 2023. 

This distinguished group of health care executives, industry leaders and Appalachian supporters is instrumental in helping the Beaver College of Health Sciences make needed connections to advance its mission. They also will provide important advice and guidance regarding strategic directions for the college, workforce needs in the state and region and the feasibility of new degree programs, as well as supporting the various programs and activities of the college.

Beaver College of Health Sciences Advisory Board

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Charles Ashe

Chief Compliance & CAO
Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, Inc.
Statesville, NC
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Jason Carter

Chief Operating Officer
Duke Regional Hospital

Clif Flintom

Assistant Vice President - Clinical Value Analysis
Duke University Health System
Durham, NC
Jena Folger

Jena Folger

Vice President, Strategy, Growth and Business Development
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Winston-Salem, NC

Terry Hales

Senior Vice President Academic Administration & Operations Executive Vice Dean
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
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Paul Hammes, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer
Hugh Chatham Health
Elkin, NC

Chad Lefteris

CEO
University of California Irvine Health
Irvine, CA

Fernando Little

Vice President - Chief Diversity Officer
Atrium Health
Charlotte, NC

Lorie Lowder

Assistant Vice President - Radiology Services
Atrium Health
Charlotte, NC
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Chris McCaw

President, Co-Founder
Resilient Medical Solutions
Charlotte, NC
Susan Nelson

Susan Nelson

COO, Carolina Caring
Newton, NC
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Aaron Saunders, MBA

Executive Director
Cone Health
Greensboro, NC
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Ashlee Smart

Vice President
BlueCross BlueShield NC
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Drew Thomas

Chief Ambulatory Officer and Vice President
UNC Health Blue Ridge
Morganton, NC

Maria Vernon

Speech-Language Pathologist
Southwest Elementary School
Winston-Salem, NC

Past Members, Beaver College of Health Sciences Advisory Board

Laura Aiken

Patient Experience Advisor
Press Ganey & Associates
Apex, NC

2013-2017

Denton Arledge

Vice President & Chief Information Officer
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Winston-Salem, NC

2013-2017

Vicki Beaver

President
Choice Health Management Services
Conover, NC

2018-2024

Patrick Billings

Executive Director
LeBauer Health Clinic
Greensboro, NC

2021-2023

Kathy Boyd

North Carolina Chapter of National Association of Social Workers
Raleigh, NC

2015-2018

Reamer Bushardt

Tenured Professor & Chairman
Department of Physician Assistant Studies Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

2013-2017

Tim Clontz

Senior Vice President
Healthy Communities, Transitional Care & Support Services for Cone Health
Greensboro, NC

2017-2018

Gail Curtis

Department Chair
Wake Forest School of Medicine, Physician Assistant Program
Winston-Salem, NC

2019-2021

Jane Fisher

Co-owner
BURN Bootcamp
High Point, NC

2021-2024

Steve Fleming

President & CEO
Well-Spring Services, Inc.
Greensboro, NC

2013-2013

Hughlene Frank

Retired
Greensboro, NC

2013-2014

Herman Godwin

Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Officer
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
Boone, NC

2013-2016

Jill Hoggard Green

President & CEO
Mission Hospital
Asheville, NC

2013-2014

Kathy C. Guyette

Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services & President of Regional Member Hospitals
Mission Hospital
Asheville, NC

2015-2018

Zachary Hollis

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Winchester Cardiology and Vascular Medicine
Winchester, VA

2018-2022

Chuck Huntley

Senior Director of Digital Products and Services
Novant Health
Charlotte, NC

Doug Johnson

President & CEO
Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corp.
Lenoir, NC

2013-2015

Sally A. Liner

Former Novant Health Executive
Forsyth Medical Center
Winston-Salem, NC

2013-2016

Robby Lowe

Director of Business Development
Balfour Beatty Construction
Charlotte, NC

2013-2016

Joanna Lyall

Associate Vice President Office of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Clemmons, NC

2013-2023

Joseph Lydon

President & CEO
Salemtowne
Winston-Salem, NC

2013-2016

Chuck Mantooth

President & CEO
UNC Health Appalachian
Boone, NC

2013-2023

David Meiburg

Endoscopy Area Manager
Olympus America
Cary, NC

2013-2016

Beth Murray

Retired
Provident Life and Accident Insurance Co.
Winston-Salem, NC

2013-2016

Marisa Pharr

Co-owner
Falling Creek Camp
Henderson County, NC

2018-2024

Pat Phillips

Retired Systems Designer
AT&T
Jefferson, NC

2012-2022

John Roos

Retired Senior Vice President
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Durham, NC

2012-2022

Lynne Scott Safrit

President
Atlantic American Properties North American Commercial Division of Castle and Cooke
Kannapolis, NC

2013-2016

Sean Sanz

Chief Operating Officer
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
Winston-Salem, NC

2017-2018

Laurie Shapiro

Retired Business Owner
Boone, NC

2021-2024

Richard Sparks

Retired President & CEO
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
Boon

2013-2016

Dan R. Williams

Retired President & CEO
F&M Bank
Salisbury, NC

2013-2016

Katie Woodle

Senior Vice President & CEO
Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corp.
Lenoir, NC

2015-2019