The School of Health Professions Dean's Advisory Board works in partnership with the dean to advance the school toward its goals of excellence and achievement in education, research, and service. Recognizing the importance of health professions education and the continuing interest of alumni and both government and industry leaders, the board is dedicated to the creative development of the School of Health Professions.
The membership consists of business and community leaders drawn from a wide variety of backgrounds that mirrors the diversity of the school’s five departments: Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, Health Services Administration, Nutrition Sciences, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy.
Dean’s Advisory Board Members
Reni J. Benjamin, Ph.D., Managing Director, Research, Burrill & Company
Robert Bodmer, CFM, CIFA, ChFC, Vice President, Merrill Lynch, Cary, NC
Susan Brouillette, MPH, MBA, CEO, Alacare Home Health & Hospice
Charles Faulkner, FACHE, MSHA*, President, Baptist Health Centers, Inc., retired
William Todd Jackson, Vice President & Division Manager, Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC
William T. Mills, III, Principal, Highland Associates, Inc.
Charles Stokes, FACHE, MSHA*, COO, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Houston, TX
Kerry Teel, MSHA*, President, Premier Anesthesia
Jessie L. Tucker, III, MBA, Ph.D., FACHE*; SVP/Administrator, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, Houston, TX
Michael David Tucker, Attorney, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C.
Michael R. Waldrum, MD, MS, MBA, CEO, University Hospital and UAB Highlands
Nancy T. White, MS, PT*, Associate Director, Practice Management, Department of Practice, American Physical Therapy Association
Michael D. Williams, FACHE*, President & CEO, Community Hospital Corporation
David Yates, MBA, Regional Business Head, North America, Nestle Healthcare Nutrition, Inc.
Sheree Chapman York, DPT, MS, PT, PCS*, Director Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy Department Early Intervention Program, Children’s of Alabama
Ex-Officio Board Members
Neeysa Biddle, M.D. FACHE, MSHA*
Keith Blayney, Ph.D.~
Randy Carpenter, MSHI*
Ellen Carroll, MS, R.D., L.D.
Robert C. Chapman, LFACHE, MSHA*
Brenita Crawford, MSHA*
Stewart M. Dansby
Michael E. Garrigan, MSHA*
Al Herbert, Jr., Ph.D.
Larry G. Hornsby, CRNA*
J. Michael Horsley, Esq., FACHE
Kenneth Oliver, MSHA*
Stephen R. Puckett, MSHA*
S. Douglas Smith, LFACHE*
Michael E. Stephens, MSHA*
Janet Perry Book, MSHA*
James E. Shmerling, DrHA, FACHE*
Sherri Van Pelt, MPA, OTR/L*
Jon E. Vice, MSHA*
Charles B. Webb, Jr.~
Beth Whitehead, PT, MPH*
Robert J. Zasa, MSHHA, FACMPE*
Updated June 2011