RIMS Leadership

Board of Directors

Tom Bledsoe

President
Heather Smith, MD, MPH
OBGYN

Heather Smith

President-Elect
​Kara Stavros, MD​
Neurology

Kara Stavros MD

Vice President
Dina Himelfarb, MD
Emergency Medicine

Robert Ortiz

Secretary
Mariah Stump, MD, MPH
Internal Medicine

Treasurer Matthew Smith

Treasurer
Matthew Smith, MD

Councilors At Large

Keith Callahan

Councilor at Large
Keith Callahan, MD, MBA
Family Medicine

Dieter Pohl

Councilor at Large
Charles Adams, MD
Trauma Surgery

Meena Theva

Councilor at Large
​Meena Theva, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Matthew Vrees

Councilor at Large
Liza Aguiar, MD
Pediatric Urology

Richard Terek MD

Councilor at Large
Christopher DiMarco MD
Dermatology

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Councilor at Large
Andrew Evans, MD
Trauma & Orthopedics

 

Past Presidents

Keith Callahan

2022-2023
Thomas Bledsoe, MD, MACP
Internal Medicine

Dieter Pohl

2021-2022
Elizabeth Lange, MD
Pediatric Medicine

Meena Theva

2020-2021
​Catherine Cummings, MD
Emergency Medicine

AMA Deligation

Robert Ortiz

Delegate
Peter Hollmann, MD
Geriatric Medicine

Sarah Fessler

Delegate
Sara Fessler, MD

Political Action and Public Laws

Michael Migliori, MD

Michael Migliori, MD
Chair Public Laws Committee

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Bradley Collins, MD
Chair Rhode Island Medical Society
Political Action Committee

Council

MagSPECIALTY MEDICAL SOCIETIES
American Academy of Pediatrics, RI Chap.: Beth Toolin, MD
American College of Cardiology, RI Chap.: Ibrahim Elgabry, MD
American College of Emergency Physicians, RI Chap.: Otis Warren, MD
American College of Physicians, RI Chap.: Kwame Daapah-Afriye, MD
American College of Surgeons/ Providence Surgical Society: Leslie Roth, MD
American College of OB/GYN, RI Section: Heather A. Smith, MD, MPH
RI Academy of Family Physicians: Keith L. Callahan, MD, MBA
RI Academy of Physician Assistants: Ray Cord, PA-C
RI Dermatology Society: Valeri Tokarz, DO; Kathleen Carney-Godley, MD
RI Gastroenterology Society: Alyn L. Adrain, MD
RI Medical Women’s Association: Diane R. Siedlecki, MD
RI Neurologic Society: Thanujaa Subramaniam, MD
RI Neurosurgical Society: Stephen C. Saris, MD
RI Orthopedic Society: Anthony Deluise, MD
RI Psychiatric Society: Tanuja Ghandi, MD
RI Radiology Society: Jeffrey E. Silverstein, MD
RI Society of Allergy: Russell A. Settipane, MD
RI Society of Anesthesiologists: Christopher J. Malgieri, MD
RI Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons: Gaurav Gupta, MD
RI Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgeons: Martin Papazian, MD
RI Society of Pathologists: Douglas C. Anthony, MD, PhD
RI Thoracic Society: Samuel L. Evans, MD
RI Urological Society: Andrew J. Tompkins, MD
Society of Hospital Medicine-Rhode Island Chapter: Bradley J. Colllins, MD

CHAIR OF THE CLINICAL LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE OF THE RI HEALTH CENTERS ASSOCIATION
Michael Poshkus, MD

HEALTHCENTRIC ADVISORS
Paul F. McKenney, MD

MEDICAL STUDENTS
Marie Hamel
Maguire Anuszewski
Christopher Carrera
Nicolette John
Austin Coppinger

Committees List