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Board of Directors

SSH Members elect individuals to serve in these important positions. 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 years. In addition, these individuals must have performed at least one year of service in an SSH leadership role.

Elections are done during the fall with the 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.

2019 OFFICERS 

 

President

KT Waxman DNP, MBA, RN, CNL, CENP, CHSE, FSSH, FAAN
Associate Professor
Director, Executive Leadership Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
University of San Francisco
Director, California Simulation Alliance
Twitter:  @ktwaxman
E-mail: sshpresident2019@gmail.com
Bio

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President-Elect

Robert Armstrong, MS
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Sentara Center for Simulation and Immersive Learning
Norfolk, VA

Past-President

Joe Lopreiato, MD, MPH, CHSE, CHSE-A
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, MD
Bio
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Treasurer

Don Combs, PhD
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, Virginia
Bio

Secretary

Shelita Y. Kimble, MEd, BS, LMT, CHSOS
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center TIPS (Teaching, Inter-Professional, and Simulation)
Education Center Houston, TX

 

 

AT LARGE MEMBERS

 
Sharon Decker, RN, PhD, FSSH, ANEF, FAAN
TTU Health Sciences Center Simulation
Lubbock, TX
Bio
Juli Maxworthy, DNP, MSN, MBA, RN, CNL,
CPHQ, CPPS, CHSE
University of San Francisco
Orinda, CA
Bio
Dayna K. Downing, MBA, MHA
Children’s Health Simulation Lab
Dallas, TX 75235
Jamie Stiner, CHSOS
Simulation Operation Specialist
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Jamie

Haru Okuda MD, FACEP, FSSH
Executive Director, USF Health CAMLS
Executive Director, USF Health Interprofessional Education and Practice  
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine Morsani College of Medicine
Tampa, FL
Bio
Edwin Ozawa, MD, PhD
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Tufts University School of Medicine
Burlington, Massachusetts
Bio

 
Eliana Ximea Escudero, MASTER, RN
Finis Terrae University
Santiago, Chile

Aaron William Calhoun, MD
University of Louisville, Pediatric Critical Care
Louisville, KY
Richard Friedland, DPM
Stryker Information Technology
Mahwah, NJ

Catherine Strayhorn
Information Visualization And Innovative Research
Sarasota, FL

Executive Director

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