Advisory Board


Roles/responsibilities:  To provide input on current and future activities, networking, funding opportunities and research and publications relative to state, regional and national healthcare workforce.  

NCAHD seeks input quarterly through one-hour conference calls and possibly annually at an existing national healthcare meeting.  For their efforts, members are provided free access to NCAHD staff for data inquiries and priority access to NCAHD's e-commerce map archive for the duration of their board term.


Andrew  Bazemore, MD, MPH  

Assistant Director, Robert Graham Center

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Polly  Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN 

Chief Executive Officer, American Association of Colleges of Nursing

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Steven W. Bowman, JD

Senior Staff Attorney/Methodologist, Virginia Joint Commission on Health Care

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Thomas W. Elwood

Executive Director, Association of Schools of Allied Health


Roxanne  Fulcher            

Director, Health Professions Policy


Alan  Morgan, MPH        

Executive Director, National Rural Health Association

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Kristine  Sande

Director, Health Workforce Information Center

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Peter  Schmelzer, CAE  

American College of Osteopathic Physicians

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Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH 

President and CEO, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

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Tim  Skinner

Executive Director, National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network (3RNet)

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Kia  Sternstein, JD           

Director, AMA Advocacy Research Center


Ray  Stowers, DO            

Trustee, AOA BOT

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Roger  Straw     

Director, HRSA: Bureau of Health Professions, Workforce Planning Unit

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Jim  Swartwout

Associate Executive Director, American Osteopathic Association

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Sam  Tessen      

Executive Director, Texas State Osteopathic Association


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