Board of Directors

HMDCB’s board of directors is the governing body of the certification
organization representing diverse backgrounds, practice settings
and training pathways.

BowerBrian Murphy, MD MBA FAAHPM HMDC
President
Orange Regional Medical Center
Middletown, NY
 
Farrell sizedTommie Farrell, MD FAAHPM HMDC 
Vice President
Hendricks Hospice
Abilene, TX
 
 
 
 
 
 
ManfredoniaRonald Schonwetter, MD FAAHPM HMDC
Secretary/Treasurer
Chapters Health System
Temple Terrace, FL
 
Vlahakis SizedJoelle Vlahakis, MD FAAP HMDC FAAHPM
Member at Large
Sarasota Memorial Hospital 
Sarasota, FL 
 
 
 
D. Wensel Dave Wensel, DO FAAHPM HMDC
Member at Large
Midland Care Connection, Inc.
Topeka, KS

 
 
 
 
Bills BerylBeryl Bills
Public Member
Northbrook, IL
 

YangHolly Yang, MD FACP HMDC FAAHPM
AAHPM Board Liaison
Scripps Hospice
San Diego, CA

 

 

 

"Taking the HMDCB exam is an extremely useful tool for assessing your HMD skill set and knowledge, which can help frame professional development. Being certified is desirable, when you consider the competitive environment within which many of us practice.”

Robert Friedman, MD FAAFP FAAHPM HMDC
Chief Medical Officer at Hospice Austin, Austin, TX