AAPA Medical Liaisons

To fulfill the AAPA mission and vision, it is essential that AAPA has close working relationships with national physician and medical specialty organizations. These relationships are achieved through the volunteer medical liaison program.

Information about the medical liaison program is available by contacting Ellen Rathfon, Senior Director, Professional Advocacy, [email protected].

Organization Name Term
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Daniel Coll, MBA, PA-C, DFAAPA July 2019 – June 2021
American College of Emergency Physicians Lynn Scherer, MS, PA-C July 2019 – June 2021
American Society of Clinical Oncology Heather Hylton, PA-C July 2019 – June 2021
American Academy of Dermatology Vicki Roberts, PA-C July 2019– June 2021
Society of Hospital Medicine Kristin Lindaman, PA-C, MMS Sept. 2018 – June 2020
American Academy of Family Physicians John Kasel, DHA, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA Sept. 2019 – June 2021
American Society of Plastic Surgeons Kristina Marsack, PA-C July 2019 – June 2021
GLMA Jonathan Baker, PA-C, MPAS August 2018 – June 2020
National Association of Minority Medical Educators Karen Wright, PhD, PA-C July 2019 – June 2021
National Hispanic Medical Association Ronald Garcia-Herrera, PA July 2019 – June 2021
American Medical Association Stephen Hanson, MPA, PA-C, DFAAPA July 2019– June 2021
American Psychiatric Association Phyllis Peterson, PA-C, MPAS, DFAAPA July 2018– June 2020
American Osteopathic Association Melissa Bowlby, MSBS, PA-C, AT July 2018 – June 2020
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Amanda Hess Michaud, PA-C July 2018 – June 2020
American Academy of Pediatrics Brian Wingrove, PA-C, MHS, DFAAPA July 2018– June 2020
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Nicolette Davis, MPAS, PA-C July 2018 – June 2020
American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Kristina Gidley, PA-C July 2018 – June 2020
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annamarie Streilein, PA-C July 2018 – June 2020
Renal Physicians Association Denise Link, MPAS, PA-C July 2018 – June 2020
American Association of Neurological Surgeons/
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Joshua Beardsley, PA-C July 2018 – June 2020
American College of Surgeons Jonathan Van Horn, MPAS, PA-C July 2018 – June 2020
National Medical Association Camille Dyer, MS, PA-C, AACC, DFAAPA July 2018 – June 2020
Medical Liaison Coordinator Karen Burchell, PA-C July 2018 – June 2020