Chapters

AMWA chapters provide local educational events and regional networking opportunities.  

 

Membership in a regional chapter is included in your AMWA membership. New members can select a chapter during the join process. Current members can select or change chapters in their user profile.

 

Visit the chapter website to learn more about activities in your area. You can find contact information for your chapter leaders on the website or in the AMWA Member DirectoryIf you are interested in volunteering for your chapter, please complete the AMWA volunteer interest form.

 

In addition to chapters, local networking coordinators help organize events and activities for medical communicators to network and connect.  Learn more about local networking.

 

Chapter Leader Resource Center 


Carolinas Chapter

North Carolina and South Carolina
President, Lydia Morris, PhD

President-Elect, Kimberly Jochman, PhD

Secretary, Simone Otto, PhD 

Treasurer, Paula Davis-Searles, PhD

www.amwacarolinas.org

Delaware Valley Chapter
Pennsylvania (eastern), Delaware, and New Jersey (southern)
President, Mark Bowlby, PhD
President-Elect, Katherine Molnar-Kimber, PhD
Secretary, Monica Nicosia, PhD
Treasurer, Robert Hand, MD
www.amwa-dvc.org

Empire State-Metro New York Chapter
New York, Northern New Jersey (northern), and Connecticut (southern)
President, Qing Zhou, PhD

President-Elect, Marjorie Winters
Secretary, Jennifer Nepo, MS
Treasurer, Lloyd Zimmerman, MD
www.amwa-ny.org

Florida Chapter

Florida 
President, Reggie Wilson, MS
President-Elect, Jingle Thomas, MSc

Secretary, Govindi Samaranayake, PhD
Treasurer,  Paul Fletcher, PhD
www.amwa-florida.com

Greater Chicago Area Chapter
Illinois and Wisconsin (southern)
President, Mia DeFino, MS
President-Elect, Natalie Boone, MS
Secretary, Jim Monti, PhD
Treasurer, Christine Tilles, MA
www.gcac-amwa.org

Indiana Chapter

Indiana
President, Leslie Hodge, PharmD
President-Elect, Uzma Nisar
Secretary, Denise Viquez, MBA
Treasurer, Nicoletta Bivi, PhD
www.hoosieramwa.org

Mid-America Chapter
Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska 
President, Rebecca Bigelow, PhD
President-Elect, Natalie DeWitt, PhD

Secretary, Raessa Gupte, PhD
Treasurer, Leslie Neistadt
www.amwa-midamerica.org

Mid-Atlantic Chapter
Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, and West Virginia (eastern) 
President, Vita Washington, MA

President-Elect, Judith Orvos
Secretary, Rebecca Nelson, MA
Treasurer, Colleen Walacavage, MS 
www.amwa-midatlantic.org

New England Chapter

Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Connecticut (northern)
President, Brian Head, PhD 
President-Elect, Haifa Kassis, MD
Secretary, Ellie Lin, MS
Treasurer, Ana Bozas, PhD
www.amwa-ne.org

North Central Chapter
Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin (northern)
President, Michele Cleary, PhD

President-Elect, Natalie Reierson
Secretary, Amelia Young
Treasurer, Ellen O'Malley, MS
www.amwanorthcentral.org

Northern California Chapter
California (northern), Nevada (northern), and Hawaii
President, Andrea Johnson

President-Elect, Bridget Mazzini, RN, OCN
Secretary, Barbara Arnoldussen, PhD
Treasurer, Rose Tomey, BA
www.amwancal.org

Ohio Valley Chapter
Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania (western), and West Virginia (western)
President, Ana Madani, MA

President-Elect, Abbie Roth

Secretary,  Madeline Gober, PhD
Treasurer, Debbie Sommerville
www.ovc-amwa.startlogic.com

 

Pacific Southwest Chapter
Arizona, California (southern), and Nevada (southern)
President, Kate McKiernan, MA
President-Elect, Andra Steinbergs, MA

Secretary, Molly Powers, MS

Treasurer, Sigrid Nelson, MSc

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Rocky Mountain Chapter 

Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming 
President,  Kathi Whitman, MA
President-Elect, Erik MacLaren, PhD
Secretary,  Tamara Golden, PhD
Treasurer,  Lisa Carricaburu, MBA
www.amwa-rmc.org

Southeast Chapter
Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee 
President, Madison Hedrick, MA

President-Elect, Tara Nelson-Mayfield, MS
Secretary, Rachel Stevens, PhD

Treasurer, Callie Compton, MA
www.amwa-se.org

Southwest Chapter
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas 
President, Kimberly Mankiewicz, PhD

President-Elect, Kelly Byram, MS, MBA
Secretary, Erica Goodoff
Treasurer, Erica Goodoff
www.amwasw.org


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