AMWA Board of Directors

The AMWA Board of Directors formulates the policies and programs of AMWA and provides strategic oversight in accordance with its mission and goals. 


Officers                            Chapter Delegates
Lori Alexander, MTPW, ELS, MWC 
Editorial Rx, Inc., North Fort Myers, FL 

Carolinas Chapter
Loretta Bohn, BA

Kathy Spiegel, PhD
Amgen Inc., Grass Lake, MI
  Delaware Valley Chapter
Michelle Dalton, ELS
Jennifer Minarcik, MS
Cyndy Kryder, MS, CCC-Sp 
Phoenixville, PA
  Empire State – Metro NY
Qing Zhou, PhD
Lloyd Zimmerman, MD, MPH
Julie Phelan, MD, MBA
Biomedisys, Chicago, IL
  Florida Chapter
Melory Johnson, VN
Immediate Past President
Stephen Palmer, PhD, ELS
Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX
  Greater Chicago Area Chapter
Sarah Prins, PhD
Executive Director (Ex Officio)
Susan Krug, MS, CAE
Rockville, MD
  Indiana Chapter
David Caldwell, PhD
Department Administrators  
Medical Writing & Communication Conference
Kelly Schrank, MA, ELS
Med Communications, Canastota, NY

Mid-America Chapter
Rona Claire Grunspan, MD
Chapter Relations 
Hilary Graham, MA
Luminex Corporation, Austin, TX
  Mid-Atlantic Chapter
Erin Boyle
Hope Lafferty, AM, ELS
Hope Lafferty Communications, Marfa, TX
  New England
Shawn Watson, PharmD, PhD 
Ann Winter-Vann, PhD
Whitsell Innovations, Chapel Hill, NC
  North Central Chapter
Kendra Hyland, PhD
Member Resources 
Gail Flores, PhD
Encore Biomedical Communications, Encinitas, CA
  Northern California Chapter
Nancy Katz, PhD, MWC
At Large Member
Theresa Singleton, PhD
Singleton Science, LLC, Beverly, MA
  Ohio Valley Chapter
Sarah Dobney, MPH 
    Rocky Mountain Chapter
Elise Eller, PhD
    Southeast Chapter
Kimberly Korwek, PhD
    Southwest Chapter
Katrina Burton


AMWA recognizes and values the contributions of its member volunteers and past leaders. We encourage members to learn more about volunteering with AMWA. 

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