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2019 Board of Governors

The 20-member board represents the interests of medical school graduates and serves as the official vehicle for alumni to maintain personal and professional relationships to the school. The board works to support the school’s mission, provide governance of the Alumni Society and receive information of importance from SIU School of Medicine for the professional well-being of the alumni membership.

SIU School of Medicine Alumni Society Board of Governors

Milton Armstrong, MD, '82
Specialty: Plastic Surgery
(Term Expires 2019 w/ renewal until 2022)
 
Richard Austin, MD, '14
Specialty: Emergency Medicine
(Term Expires 2019 w/ renewal until 2022)
 
Careyana Brenham, MD, '00
Specialty: Family Medicine
(Term Expires 2019 w/ renewal until 2022)
 
Elizabeth J. Cavanagh, MD, '98
Specialty:  Anesthesiology
(President 2016-2019)
 
Robert Farmer, MD, '95
Specialty:  Family Medicine
(Secretary 2016-2019)
 
David F. Goldberg, MD, '95
Specialty:  Internal Medicine
(Term Expires 2019)
 
Jacqueline Harris, MD, '08
Specialty: Family Medicine
(Term Expires 2021)
 
Michael Honan, MD, '91
Specialty:  Internal Medicine
(Term Expires 2020)
 
Breck Jones, MD, '15
Specialty: Neurological Surgery
(Term Expires 2020 w/renewal until 2023)
 
Nedra Joyner, MD, '82
Specialty:  Otolaryngology
(Treasurer 2016-2019)
 
Robert Juranek, MD, '79
Specialty: Internal Medicine
(Term Expires 2021)
 
Joyce Miller, MD, '88
Specialty: Psychiatry
(Term Expires 2020)
 
Stephen Raben, MD '90
Specialty:  Family Medicine
(Term Expires 2024)
 
Susan Reeder, MD, '85
Specialty: Internal Medicine
(Term Expires 2021)
 
Mark Schmelzel, MD '79
Specialty: Surgery
(Term Expires 2024)
 
Kelli Webb, MD, '08
Specialty: Plastic Surgery
(Term Expires 2019)
 
Tabatha Wells, MD, '09
Specialty: Family Medicine
(Term Expires 2019 w/ renewal until 2022)
 
Lisa Wichterman, MD, '81
Specialty: Radiology
(Term Expires 2020 w/renewal until 2023)
 
Michael Williamson, MD, '76
Specialty:  Radiology-Diagnostic
(Term Expires 2019)
 
Matt Winkleman, MD, '02
Specialty: Family Medicine
(Vice President 2016-2019)
 
 

EX OFFICIO

Jerry Kruse, MD, MSPH
Dean and Provost
 
 
Erik J. Constance, MD, '88
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
 

Wendi El-Amin, MD
Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
 
 
Patsy WappelHal Smith
Executive Director of Development/Foundation
 
 
Gabriella Tison
Class of 2023
 
 
Elek Wellman,
Class of 2022
 
 
Rukmini Roy​,
Class of 2021
 
 
Aaron Hancock
Aaron Hancock,
Class of 2020
 
 
 
 
 
Staff – Office of Alumni Affairs
 
Julie Robbs, MA
Director of Alumni Affairs
 
 
Mary Jo Davies
Events Administrator Associate
 
 
Lisa Fowler
Office Manager
 
 
Kate Moore
Program Coordinator