State Chapters

The State and Local Chapters Committee is charged with promoting the ASMBS state chapter initiative and advancing the work of the chapters. They are responsible for reviewing the applications and charter agreements, assisting chapters in the formation process and ongoing monitoring of chapter activities.

For information about individual state chapters, please contact the representative listed on the state chapter’s page, using the links below. For general information about state chapters, please contact Leslie Vinson, ASMBS’ State Chapter Liaison, at leslie.vinson@asmbs.org

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ASMBS State Chapter Meetings

Is your chapter planning a CME Meeting? Use this form to request your meeting be displayed in the ASMBS Meetings of Interest and on your state chapter’s page.

State Chapter Regions

Lower Midwest

Super STAR: Richard Peterson, MD MPH FASMBS

Southeast Central

Super STAR: Brandon Williams, MD FASMBS

Southwest

Super STAR: John Morton, MD FASMBS

Mid-Atlantic

Super STAR: John Scott, MD FASMBS

Northeast

Super STAR: Matthew Hutter, MD MPH FASMBS

Northwest

Super STAR: Valerie Halpin, MD FASMBS

Upper Midwest

Super STAR: Teresa LaMasters, MD FASMBS

State Chapters

Alabama

President: Kenneth Todd Foreman, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative: Kenneth Todd Foreman, MD FASMBS

Arizona

President: David Podkameni, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Robert Berger, MD

California/Nevada

President: Brian Smith, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative (CA): Ajay Updadhyay, MD FACS FRCS
State Access to Care Representative (NV): Shawn Tsuda, MD

Canada

President: Michel Gagner, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Michel Gagner, MD

Carolinas

President: David Overby, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Ranjan Sudan, MD FASMBS

Colorado

President: Jonathan Schoen, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Matthew Metz, MD

Connecticut

Presidents: Aziz Benbrahim, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative: Darren Tishler, MD FASMBS

Dakota Yellowstone (Includes ID, MT, ND, SD, WY)

President: Luis A. Garcia, MD MBA
State Access to Care Representative (ID): Alian Garay, MD
State Access to Care Representative (MT): John Pender, MD
State Access to Care Representative (SD): Kristen J. Turek, CNP
State Access to Care Representative (ND): Luis A. Garcia, MD MBA
State Access to Care Representative (WY): Kevin Helling, MD

Delaware

President: Michael B. Peters, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative: Rahul Singh, MD

Florida

President: Samuel Szomstein, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative: Joseph Chebli, MD FASMBS

Georgia

President: Titus Duncan, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Titus Duncan, MD

Hawaii

President: David Henry, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Brian Steven Fowler, MD FASMBS

Illinois

President: Vafa Shayani, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Jayaraj Salimath, DO BSN

Indiana

President: Margaret Inman, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative: Brenda Cacucci, MD FASMBS

Iowa

President: Michael Phelps, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Matthew Christopherson, MD

Kansas (Pending)

President: Stanley Hoehn, MD FASMBS and Brice Hamilton, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative: James J. Hamilton Jr., MD

Louisiana

President: Todd Belott, MD
State Access to Care Representative: William S. Richardson, MD FASMBS

Maryland

President: Elizabeth Dovec, MD
State Access to Care Representative: David Von Rueden, MD

Michigan

President: Jeffrey Genaw, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative: Matthew Weiner, MD

Minnesota

President: Howard McCollister, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Daniel A.P. Smith, MD

Mississippi

President: David Carroll, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Jennifer O’Flarity, RN BSN

Missouri

President: James Pitt, DO FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative: J. Chris Eagon, MD FASMBS

Nebraska

President: Thomas White, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative: Gary Anthone, MD FASMBS

New England (Pending – will include MA, ME, NH, RI and VT)

President: Matthew Hutter, MD, MPH FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative (MA): Sheila Partridge, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative (ME): Jamie Loggins, MD
State Access to Care Representatives (NH): John P. Gens, MD and Maureen T. Quigley, APRN
State Access to Care Representative (RI): Siva Vithiananthan, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative (VT): Patrick Forgione, MD

New Jersey

President: Michael Bilof, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative: Alex Onopchenko, MD

New York

President: William O’Malley, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Terence Clarke, MD FASMBS

Ohio/Kentucky

President: Joe Northup, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Joe Northup, MD

Oklahoma/Arkansas

President: Hamilton Le, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative (OK): Sarah Kitchen, RN BSN CBN
State Access to Care Representative (AR): John Baker, MD FASMBS

Oregon

President: Donald Yarbrough, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Valerie Halpin, MD FASMBS

Pennsylvania

President: Fernando Bonanni, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative: Ann Rogers, MD FASMBS

Southwest (Pending – will include AK, AZ, CO, NM and UT)

President: David Podkameni, MD
State Access to Care Representative (AK): Michael Todd, MD
State Access to Care Representative (AZ): Robert Berger, MD
State Access to Care Representative (CO): Matthew Metz, MD
State Access to Care Representative (NM): Charles F. Bellows, MD
State Access to Care Representative (UT): Eric Volckmann, MD

Tennessee

President: Jenny Weaver, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Pamela Davis, BSN RN CBN MBA

Texas

President: Michael V. Seger, MD FASMBS
State Access to Care Representative: Robert O. Carpenter, MD MPH FASMBS

Virginia/West Virginia

President: Kinga Powers, MD PhD SAMVAMC
State Access to Care Representative: Troy Glembot, MD FASMBS

Washington

President: Jeffrey Hunter, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Brian Sung, MD FASMBS

Wisconsin

President: Luke Funk, MD MPH FASMBS
State Access to Care Representatives: Shanu Kothari, MD FASMBS and Kevin Wasco, MD FASMBS