AAHC Board of Directors & AAHCI Steering Committee

The 12-person AAHC Board of Directors, including chair, chair-elect, and immediate past chair, is elected for staggered terms by the academic health center leaders of member institutions with the exception of the position held on the Board by the Chair of the AAHCI International Steering Committee. The role of the Board is to provide oversight and guidance on all matters concerning AAHC, including strategic plans, finances, and programs.

The AAHCI Steering Committee consists of elected representatives of AAHCI members from various countries and regions. The primary function of the Steering Committee is to guide the development and expansion of AAHCI, review the governance and membership structure, and to recommend new programs and initiatives. The chair of the AAHCI Steering Committee is appointed to the AAHC Board of Directors as a full voting member.

AAHC Board of Directors

Lilly Marks
Board Chair
Vice President for Health Affairs,
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus,
University of Colorado
Howard J. Federoff, MD, PhD
Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs,
CEO, UCI Health Systems,
University of California, Irvine
Jean E. Robillard, MD
Immediate Past Chair
Vice President for Medical Affairs,
The University of Iowa
Robert A. Barish, MD, MBA
Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs,
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System
Nicholas Fisk, PhD, MBA, MBBS
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research),
University of New South Wales
Angela L. Franklin, PhD
Des Moines University
Robert N. Golden, MD
Dean, UW School of Medicine and Public Health,
Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs,
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Sam Hawgood, MBBS
University of California, San Francisco
J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD
Executive Vice President, University of Pennsylvania for the Health System,
Dean, Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania
Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD
President and Dean,
Morehouse School of Medicine
Paul B. Roth, MD, MS
Chancellor for Health Sciences,
CEO, UNM Health System,
Dean, UNM School of Medicine,
The University of New Mexico Health Science Center

AAHCI Steering Committee

Nicholas Fisk, PhD, MBA, MBBS
Committee Chair
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research),
University of New South Wales
Martin Paul, MD, PhD
Immediate Past Chair
Maastricht University
Claudio Brando, MD
Director of Education,
Hospital Universitario San Ignacio
Martin Hernandez, MD, MPH
Vice President for Academics & Research,
Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
Michael Strong, MD
Dean, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry,
The University of Western Ontario
Alastair Buchan, FMedSci
Dean of the Medical School and Head of the Medical Sciences Division,
Oxford University
John Connell, MD
Chair, NHS Tayside Board,
Academic Health Science Partnership in Tayside
Mária Judit Molnár, MD, PhD
Vice-Rector for Scientific and International Affairs,
Semmelweis University
Guo-Qiang Chen, MD, PhD
Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
President, School of Medicine,
and Vice President, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
Daehee Kang, MD, PhD
Dean of the College of Medicine,
Seoul National University
Chief Executive, National University Health System,
Senior Vice President (Health Affairs),
National University of Singapore
Mohamed Sayegh, MD
Executive Vice President for Medicine and Global Strategy,
Raja N. Khuri Dean, Faculty of Medicine,
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Robert Armstrong, MD, PhD
Foundation Dean, Medical College, Faculty of Health Sciences,
The Aga Khan University – East Africa