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Health and Public Policy Committee


Recommend to the Board of Regents College policy regarding national, state or local public policies on issues broadly affecting the health of the public, individual patients, and the practice of medicine.

Composition (15)

Chair, who is a Regent; Vice-Chair, who is a Governor; 11 members, including at least one Regent, at least one Governor, one Resident/Fellow member, one Medical Student, and one Early Career Physician member.

The President and Chair of the Board of Regents are ex officio, voting members.


Chair, Vice Chair, and members-at-large serve one year terms, renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless extended by the Chair, Board of Regents.

2022-23 Members

Suja M. Mathew, MD, FACP, Chair (Regent)
Chair of Medicine
Cook County Health
Hinsdale, IL
Specialty: Internal Medicine

David R. Hilden, MD, FACP, Vice Chair (Governor)
Director, Division of Hospital Medicine, Hennepin Healthcare
Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MN
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine

Micah W. Beachy, DO, FACP (Governor)
VP, Chief Quality Officer and Associate Professor
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

William A. Curry, MD, MACP (Governor)
Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean for Primary Care and Rural Health
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Matt Hollon, MD, MPH, FACP (Governor)
Clinical Professor
UW School of Medicine -- Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership
Associate Program Director, Providence IM Residency Spokane
Spokane, WA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Cynthia A. Jumper, MD, MPH, MACP
Professor of Internal Medicine
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, TX
Specialties: Internal Medicine

Marianne C. Parshley, MD, FACP (Regent)
Providence Medical Group Gateway Internal Medicine
Portland, Oregon
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Geriatrics

Jamar Slocum, MD, Washington, DC
Assistant Professor of Hospital Medicine
George Washington University School of Medicine
Washington, DC
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Michael J. Tan, MD, FACP, FIDSA (Regent)
Professor of Internal Medicine
Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
Lead Physician, Summa Health Medical Group, Infectious Disease,
Summa Health
Akron, OH
Specialties: Infectious Diseases, IM

Elham A. Yousef, MD, MBA, MSC, SFHM, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP (Chair, Board of Regents)
(Ex-officio member)
Executive Director
Texas Medical Home Initiative
Dallas, TX
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP (President)
(Ex-officio Member)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medical Education
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Nashville, TN
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Pranav Mellacheruvu (CSM)
Medical Student
Washington State University, Spokane
Issaquah, WA

Vanessa Van Doren, MD (CRFM)
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Ankita Sagar, MD, MPH, FACP (CECP)
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Brooklyn, NY
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Staff Liaison: Renee Butkus