New Trustees Appointed to NC Medical Society Foundation Board

Dr. Paul R.G. Cunningham

Dr. Paul R.G. Cunningham

The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) Foundation welcomed two Trustees to their first meeting and recommended three additional candidates for appointment on Saturday, Sept. 16. In addition, the NCMS’ Immediate Past President Paul R. G. Cunningham, MD, of Greenville, NC, completed his term as ex-officio Trustee and was appointed for his first 3-year term on the Board. Dr. Cunningham, a longtime NCMS member, is the former Dean of the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and served for many years as both an educator and a surgeon at East Carolina University, Pitt County Memorial Hospital and Bertie County Memorial Hospital.

The NCMS Foundation’s new Trustees are:

Jason Sandner

Jason Sandner

Jason Sandner, CPA. Since 2011, Sandner has been Chief Financial Officer with Medical Mutual Insurance Company (MMIC), which is based in Raleigh and offers medical professional liability coverage to nearly 13,000 physicians across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. A graduate of Towson University in Maryland, Sandner was selected as one of the Triangle Business Journal’s 2015 Class of 40 Under 40 Leadership Awards winners.

 

 

Dr. Lyndon Jordan

Dr. Lyndon Jordan

Lyndon Jordan, MD. Dr. Jordan joined Wake Radiology in 1999 and today serves as its President and Managing Partner. He is a 2014 alumnus of the Kanof Institute for Physician Leadership’s Leadership College; has served on the NCMS’ Legislative Cabinet since 2014 and has participated on the NCMS’ Workers’ Compensation Task Force and NC Industrial Commission Liaison Task Force. He currently serves as a Governor-appointed member of the State Health Coordinating Council and as the Vice-Chair of its Technology and Equipment Committee. Dr. Jordan received his medical training at Duke University School of Medicine.

 

Dr. Connette McMahon

Dr. Connette McMahon

Connette McMahon, MD. Dr. McMahon practices obstetrics and gynecology at the Jones Center for Women’s Health in Fayetteville and Mind Body Spirit Women’s Health in Dunn. She is an alumna of the Kanof Institute for Physician Leadership’s Leadership College, class of 2017. She received her medical degree from Duke University.

 

 

 

Dr. Andrew Lamb

Dr. Andrew Lamb

Andrew (Andy) Lamb, MD. Since 2014, Dr. Lamb has served as Vice President of Medical Affairs for at Alamance Regional Medical Center. A longtime NCMS member, Dr. Lamb served in Desert Storm as the Chief of Medicine for the 86th Evac Hospital in support of the 101st Air Assault Division. He practiced internal medicine for 30 years before becoming Vice President of Medical Affairs. A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, he earned his medical degree at the University of Alabama.

 

 

Dr. Walker Ray

Dr. Walker Ray

Walker Ray, MD. A retired pediatrician with over 40 years of experience practicing medicine in Georgia, Dr. Ray, who resides in both Georgia and North Carolina, is the President of The Physicians Foundation, chair of its Research Committee and the Immediate Past President of the Physician’s Institute for Excellence in Medicine. The Physicians Foundation is dedicated to empowering physicians to lead in the delivery of high-quality, cost-efficient health care, focusing on awarding grants, conducting surveys and creating important tools and resources. Dr. Ray received his medical and bachelor’s degrees from Emory University in Atlanta and recently received The Award of Honor from the Emory School of Medicine Alumni Association, which is given to recognize distinguished service to the Emory School of Medicine and the medical profession. He previously was awarded the University’s J. Pollard Turman Alumni Award, given to distinguished Emory alumni who have demonstrated exceptional volunteer leadership.

The NCMS Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) and seeks to improve access to quality health care for all North Carolinians. Programs to achieve this mission include the Kanof Institute for Physician Leadership, which provides training to prepare physicians and physician assistants to be effective health care leaders, and the Community Practitioner Program, which improves access to health care by placing medical professionals in rural and medically underserved areas of the state. Learn more and consider a donation today.

 
 

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