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. 


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

Kathy Spiegel, PhD
Amgen Inc
Grass Lake, MI


Cyndy Kryder, MS, CCC-Sp
Phoenixville, PA

Julie Phelan, MD, MBA
Chicago, IL

Immediate Past President
Stephen Palmer, PhD, ELS
Texas Heart Institute
Houston, TX

Executive Director (Ex Officio)
Susan Krug, MS, CAE
Rockville, MD

Department Administrators

Medical Writing & Communication Conference
Kelly Schrank, MA, ELS
Med Communications
Canastota, NY

Chapter Relations

Hilary Graham, MA
Luminex Corporation
Austin, TX


Hope Lafferty, AM, ELS
Hope Lafferty Communications
Marfa, TX


Ann Winter-Vann, PhD
Whitsell Innovations
Chapel Hill, NC

Member Resources

Gail Flores, PhD
Encore Biomedical Communications
Encinitas, CA

At Large Member

Theresa Singleton, PhD
Singleton Science, LLC
Beverly, MA


Chapter Delegates

Carolinas Chapter
Loretta Bohn, BA

Delaware Valley Chapter
Michelle Dalton, ELS
Jennifer Minarcik, MS

Empire State – Metro NY

Qing Zhou, PhD
Lloyd Zimmerman, MD, MPH

Florida Chapter

Melory Johnson, VN

Greater Chicago Area Chapter

Sarah Prins, PhD

Indiana Chapter

David Caldwell, PhD

Mid-America Chapter

Rona Claire Grunspan, MD

Mid-Atlantic Chapter

Erin Boyle

New England

Shawn Watson, PharmD, PhD

North Central Chapter

Kendra Hyland, PhD

Northern California Chapter

Nancy Katz, PhD, MWC

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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