American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc.® Announces Officers and Board of Directors for 2020-21

Jul 15, 2020

The American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc.® (AAPS) is pleased to announce its executive committee and Member Boards representatives for its 2020-21 Board of Directors. Headquartered in Tampa, FL, AAPS, Inc. is the governing body of the American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS).

Incoming President Jack Greiner, MS, OD,DO, PhD, FAASS succeeds Terrance L. Baker, MD, MS, FAAEP, who remains on the Board as Immediate Past President. Replacing Dr. Greiner as President-Elect is Elizabeth Maxwell-Schmidt MD, FAAEP, FACEP.

Following is a complete list of the 2020-2021 AAPS Executive Committee Members and Board of Directors.

Executive Committee:
Jack V. Greiner, MS, OD, DO, PhD, FAASS, President
Elizabeth Maxwell-Schmidt, MD, FAAEP, FACEP, President-Elect
Jerry Allison, MD, MSH, CPE, FAAEP, Vice President
Arthur Cooper, MD, MS, FACS, FAADM, Secretary/Treasurer
Gerald Mullin, MD, CNSP, MHS, Membership Officer
Terrance L. Baker, MD, MS, FAAEP, Immediate Past President

Board of Directors:
Juan Carlos Diazcadena, MD, CPE, Representative to the AAPS Board of Directors
Mary Jackson-Hammond, MD, Representative to the AAPS Board of Directors
Huber Matos-Garsault, MD, Representative to the AAPS Board of Directors
Richard Moyer, DO, Representative to the AAPS Board of Directors
Stuart Rasch, MD, Representative to the AAPS Board of Directors
Madonna S. Ringswald, DO, FAAIM, Representative to the AAPS Board of Directors
Jonathan Simmons, DO, MS, FCCP, FACOI, Representative to the AAPS Board of Directors
Judy Smith, MD, MS, CPE, FACS, Representative to the AAPS Board of Directors
Myles Spar, MD, Representative to the AAPS Board of Directors
Jeffrey B. Stricker, DO, MBA, FAASD, Representative to the AAPS Board of Directors
Charles L. Taylor, MD, Representative to the AAPS Board of Directors
Joseph Toscano, MD, Representative to the AAPS Board of Directors
Graeme A. Browne, MD, FAAEP, FAADM, ABPS Chair
Lingappa S. Amernath, MD, FAAEP, ABPS Vice Chair
Lewis Marshall, Jr, MD, JD, FAAEP, FAADM, Basic Documents Chair
Judy Smith, MD, MS, CPE, FACS, Strategic Planning Chair
Leslie Mukau, MD, FAAEP, FACEP, CME Chair

Founded in 1952, AAPS and ABPS have provided experienced physicians with a choice in board certification since 1960. ABPS is a nationally recognized multi-specialty certifying body that offers both allopathic and osteopathic physicians board certification options in a variety of specialties, while determining physician competency in the medical specialty practiced.

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Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC
Integrative Medicine
I value my ABPS certification very highly because it is one-of-a-kind certification in Urgent Care Medicine under the auspices of a larger, reputable organization. I really enjoy the professional and personal relationships I have formed with other individuals in the development of this new board and appreciate the great lengths that ABPS goes to ensure and enhance the recognition of it's component boards.
Joseph D. Toscano, MD
Urgent Care Medicine
ABPS gives its members unique opportunities to learn and develop professionally. I have been practicing Emergency Medicine for over 27 years and have been privileged to be a member of this fabulous organization. Through ABPS I have developed tremendously in my professional career becoming a consummate practitioner of my trade, a physician leader locally at my hospital, in my region , at the state level, and a published clinical researcher.
Leslie Mukau, MD, FAAEP, FACEP
Emergency Medicine