Supporting Organizations & Board Members - National Commission on Correctional Health Care

Supporting Organizations & Board Members

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

Each supporting organization names a liaison to the NCCHC Board of Representatives to create a robust, multidisciplinary governing structure that reflects the complexities of correctional health care.

* indicates member of the Governance Board

Supporting OrganizationBoard Liaison
Academy of Correctional Health ProfessionalsJayne Russell, MEd, CCHP-A *
Academy of Nutrition and DieteticsBarbara A. Wakeen, MA, RDN, CCHP *
American Academy of Child and Adolescent PsychiatryElizabeth Lowenhaupt, MD, CCHP * (chair elect)
American Academy of Family PhysiciansGrant Phillips, MD, CCHP
American Academy of Physician AssociatesPeter C. Ober, JD, PA-C, CCHP
American Academy of PediatricsPaula Braverman, MD
American Academy of Psychiatry and the LawJoseph V. Penn, MD, CCHP-MH 
American Association of Nurse PractitionersJennifer Clifton, DNP, FNP-BC, CCHP-A
American Bar AssociationPatricia Blair, JD, PhD, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A 
American College of Correctional PhysiciansKeith Ivens, MD
American College of Emergency PhysiciansEileen Couture, DO, RN, CCHP-P
American College of Healthcare ExecutivesSamuel L. Soltis, PhD, MHA, CCHP * (immediate past chair)
American College of Obstetricians and GynecologistsCarolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, CCHP
American College of PhysiciansNewton Kendig, MD *
American College of Preventive MedicineSylvie R. Stacy, MD, MPH, CCHP-P
American Counseling AssociationNancy B. White, MA, LPC * (treasurer)
American Dental AssociationCapt. Michael Johnson, DDS, MPH
American Health Information Management AssociationPauline Marcussen, DHA, RHIA, CCHP * (chair)
American Jail AssociationOscar Aviles, CJM, CCE, CCHP *
American Medical AssociationDionne Hart, MD
American Nurses AssociationMary Muse, MS, RN, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A
American Osteopathic AssociationJohn Mills, DO, MPH
American Pharmacists AssociationCapt. Tami Rodriguez, PharmD
American Psychiatric AssociationDebra A. Pinals, MD
American Psychological AssociationTo be determined
American Public Health AssociationAlison O. Jordan, MSW, LCSW, CCHP
American Society of Addiction MedicineKevin Fiscella, MD, MPH, CCHP
National Association of CountiesChristopher T. Rodgers, MPA, MBA
National Association of Social WorkersTo be determined
National Medical AssociationJay Cowan, MD, CCHP
National Sheriffs’ AssociationSheriff Heath Taylor *
Society for Adolescent Health and MedicineElizabeth Barnert, MD, MPH