Board

Governing Board

Bill Welch, Chair - CEO, Nevada Hospital Association

Esther-Marie Carmichael, ASCP, PHM, CLS, Secretary - Transplant Quality Expert, Keck Hospital of USC Transplant Institute

Chris Bosse, Treasurer - VP Healthcare Finance & Government Relations, Renown Health

Todd Sklamberg, Past Chair - CEO, Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center

Members

April Sanborn, CPM, BSBM - Administrator, Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles

David Marlon - Healthcare Executive, CrossRoads of Southern Nevada

Kathy Silver, BS, MBA, FACHE, FHFMA - President, Culinary Health Fund (Retired)

Mason VanHouweling - CEO, University Medical Center

Stephen Corrigan Rayhill, MD, FACS - Transplant Surgeon, University of Washington

Claude Wise - CEO, Valley Hospital Medical Center

Sebastian Giwa, PhD - CEO, Sylvatica Biotech

Trudy Larson - Professor and Dean, UNR School of Community Health Science 

Tyre Gray, Esq. - President, Nevada Mining Association

Larry Barnard - Nevada Market President, St. Rose Dominican Hospitals

Sherry Watson-Lawler - Director, Quality & Patient Safety, UCLA

Karen Rubel - President/CEO, Nathan Adelson Hospice

Patricia Allen - President, Health Strategies Inc.

Advisory Board

Gwenda Broeren, JD, RN, NE-BC, Chair - Director, UMC Center for Transplantation

Kalpana K. Reddy, MD, Vice-Chair - ICU MD, VAMC of Southern Nevada

Members

Guang Tsai, MD - Anesthesiologist, Summitt Anesthesia

John H. Nielson, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon, Pediatric & Adolescent Sports Medicine

Gabriela Gregory, MD - Neurologist, Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center

Meena Vohra, MD, FAAP - Pediatrician, UMC Children’s Hospital of Nevada

Paul Chestovich, MD - Assistant Professor, UNLV School of Medicine; Trauma Surgeon, University Medical Center

Peter DeBry, MD - Ophthalmologist, Nevada Eye Surgery

Rajy Rouweyha, MD - Eye Bank Medical Director, Nevada Donor Network

Sheldon Paul, MD, FACOG - Obstetrician-Gynecologist, WHASN

Sunil Patel, MD - Transplant Surgeon, University Medical Center

Phillip Ruiz, MD, PHD, FAST - Associate Laboratory Medical Director, Nevada Donor Network

Nancy Rivera, MD - Trauma Surgeon, Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center

Martin Mlezcko - Deputy Chief, Nevada Department of Public Safety

Tim O'Connor - Chief Deputy, Washoe County Sheriff's Office