The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) Foundation is pleased to announce officers for 2016-2017 and its newest member Rachel Keever, MD, CPE, FACC, appointed for a three-year term.
Officers of the Foundation are: President, Janice E. Huff, MD, a family physician from Charlotte; President-Elect, Lisa Shock, MHS, PA-C, who is Managing Director of Clinical Operations, Eastern Region at Evolent Health from Raleigh; Treasurer, Steve Shaber, JD is a Partner at Poyner Spruill from Raleigh and Robert W. Seligson remains Chief Executive Officer.
Dr. Keever is an adult cardiologist with Asheville Cardiology and is Medical Director of the Physician Assistant Studies Program at Gardner-Webb University. Dr. Keever, who is from Asheville, studied at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine where she received her MD degree and was a clinical fellow in the Division of Cardiology and was a resident in the combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Program. Dr. Keever is also an alumna of two of the Kanof Institute for Physician Leadership’s programs: NCMS Leadership College and Health Care Leadership and Management (HCLM). Dr. Keever also was awarded Certified Physician Executive (CPE) status in 2016, and is a member of the NCMS PAC Board of Directors.
Docia Hickey, MD, Immediate Past President of the NCMS, who served in an ex-officio capacity on the Foundation’s Board of Trustees as NCMS President, was also appointed to her first, three-year term. In addition, the Foundation welcomes John L. Reynolds, MD, an Anesthesiologist from Shelby, who begins his first year of service in an ex-officio capacity as President-Elect of the NCMS. Other members of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees include:
Angela Alistar, MD, Oncologist, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem
Paul Cunningham, MD, Dean Emeritus, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville
Jim Hill, PA-C, M.Ed., Emergency Medicine, Regional Director of APPs, U.S. Acute Care Solutions, Charlotte
Katie Lowry, MD, MPH, Pediatrician, Owner of Robeson Pediatrics, Lumberton
John R. Mangum, MD, Family Physician, Sanford Medical Group, Sanford
Gerri Mattson, MD, MSPH, Pediatric Medical Consultant, NC DHHS, Raleigh
Devdutta Sangvai, MD, MBA, Executive Director for Duke Connected Care, Associate Chief Medical Officer for Duke University Health System, and Medical Director for DukeWELL, Durham
David Sousa, JD, Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel, Medical Mutual Insurance Company, Raleigh