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Selected by the SSH Membership, Board Members have the opportunity to share their talent and knowledge to help shape SSH and the future of simulation in healthcare. To be on the Board, individuals must be a current member in good standing and have been a member for at least two (2) years. In addition, these individuals must have performed at least one (1) year of service in an SSH leadership role.

Elections are conducted in the fall with new Board Members taking office after IMSH each year. Length of service for each position is defined in the SSH Bylaws.  Contact Andrea Burtnick if you have any questions about the SSH Board.

 

2022 OFFICERS  

President

Yasuharu (Haru) Okuda, MD, FACEP
Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of South Florida
Haru Okuda

President-Elect


Jayne Smitten, PhD, MEd, RN, CHSE-A
Associate Dean, Professor, Director Experiential Clinical Simulation Center (ECSC)
Hawai’i Pacific University
College of Health & Society

Jayne Smitten

Past-President

Juli Maxworthy, DNP, PhD (c), MSN, MBA, RN, CNL, CPHQ, CPPS, CHSE, FNAP, FSSH
University of San Francisco
Orinda, CA
Bio
OMC9491-0149

Treasurer

John M. O’Donnell RN, MSN, CRNA, DrPH
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
Pittsburgh, PA

 

Secretary

Janice Palaganas, PhD, RN, NP, FSSH, ANEF
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Janice Palaganas

 

 

Board Liaison to Executive Committee

 
Aaron William Calhoun, MD
University of Louisville, Pediatric Critical Care

Louisville, KY

 

 

 

 

AT LARGE MEMBERS

 

Jennifer Calzada, MA, MPH
Tulane Simulation Center
New Orleans, LA

 

 

Matthew Charnetski, MSMS, CHSE, CHSOS
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH

 

Yue Dong, MD
Mayo Clinic Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Rochester, MN

 

 

Yue Dong

Jared Kutzin, DNP, MS, MPH, RN, CPPS, CPHQ, CHSOS, NEA-BC
The Mount Sinai Hospital, Emergency Medicine
New York, NY

 

Jared Kutzin

Kim Leighton, PhD, RN, CHSE, CHSOS, ANEF
ITQAN Clinical Simulation & Innovation Center, Hamad Medical Corp.
Doha, Qatar

 

Kim Leighton

Geoff Miller, MS, EMT-P
Sentara Center for Simulation and Immersive Learning
Elkridge, MD

 

Geoff Miller

Ryan Ribeira, MD, MPH
Stanford University School of Medicine
SimX VR
Mountain View, CA

 

 

Ryan Ribeira

Dawn Schocken, MPH, PhD
University of South Florida
Tampa Bay, FL

 

 

Dawn Schocken

Michael Spooner, MD, MBA
Mason City Clinic
Louisville, KY

Executive Director

 
Jennifer Manos, RN, MSN, MBA
Executive Director
Cincinnati, OH
 
Jennifer Manos