NCCHC is supported by the major national organizations representing the fields of health, law and corrections.


Each of these organizations names a liaison to the NCCHC Board of Directors. 


Supporting Organization


Board Liaison

Academy of Correctional Health Professionals       Jayne Russell, MEd, CCHP-A
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics       Barbara A. Wakeen, MA, RDN, CCHP
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry       Elizabeth Lowenhaupt, MD, CCHP
American Academy of Family Physicians       Jeffrey J. Alvarez, MD, CCHP-P, CCHP-A
American Academy of PAs       Peter C. Ober, JD, PA-C, CCHP
American Academy of Pediatrics       Paula Braverman, MD
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law       Joseph V. Penn, MD, CCHP-MH (chair elect)
American Association of Nurse Practitioners       Jennifer Clifton, DNP, FNP-BC, CCHP
American Bar Association       Patricia Blair, JD, PhD, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A
American College of Correctional Physicians       Steven Shelton, MD, CCHP-P, CCHP-A
American College of Emergency Physicians       Eileen Couture, DO, RN, CCHP-P
American College of Healthcare Executives       Samuel L. Soltis, PhD, MHA, CCHP
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists       Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD (secretary)
American College of Physicians       Liaison pending
American College of Preventive Medicine       Sylvie R. Stacy, MD, MPH, CCHP
American Counseling Association       Nancy B. White, MA, LPC (treasurer)
American Dental Association       Nicholas Makrides, DMD, MPH
American Health Information Management Association       Pauline Marcussen, DHA, RHIA, CCHP
American Jail Association       Oscar Aviles, CJM, CCE, CCHP
American Medical Association       Ilse R. Levin, DO, MPH, CCHP-P
American Nurses Association       Mary Muse, MS, RN, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A
American Osteopathic Association       George J. Pramstaller, DO, CCHP
American Pharmacists Association       Robert L. Hilton, RPh, CCHP
American Psychiatric Association       Debra A. Pinals, MD
American Psychological Association       Thomas J. Fagan, PhD, CCHP-MH (immediate past chair)
American Public Health Association       Alison O. Jordan, MSW, LCSW
American Society of Addiction Medicine       Kevin Fiscella, MD, MPH, CCHP
International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology       Edwin I. Megargee, PhD, CCHP
National Association of Counties       Christopher T. Rodgers, MPA, MBA
National Association of Social Workers       Melvin H. Wilson, MBA, LCSW
National Medical Association       Wendi Wills El-Amin, MD
National Partnership for Juvenile Services       Carol Cramer Brooks, MPA
National Sheriffs' Association       Sheriff B. J. Roberts
Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine       Robert E. Morris, MD, CCHP-P