About Us

Chair

Kimberly Russo
The George Washington University Hospital

Treasurer

John Rockwood
MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital

Chair-Elect

James Diegel
Howard University Hospital

Immediate Past Chair

Kurt Newman, MD
Children’s National Health System

Secretary

Jim Linhares
BridgePoint Hospital Capitol Hill

President &
Chief Executive Officer

Jacqueline D. Bowens
District of Columbia Hospital Association


Other Board Members

Gregory J. Argyros, MD, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Mark J. Chastang, Saint Elizabeths Hospital

Andrew G. Escamilla, MS, RN, BridgePoint Hospital National Harbor

Dania O'Connor, Psychiatric Institute of Washington

Michael Sachtleben, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Keith Vander Kolk, Providence Health System - Ascension Health




Andrea Gywn, United Medical Center

Michael S. Heimall, FACHE, DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Hasan Zia, Sibley Memorial Hospital

Julius Hobson, Jr., Poisnelli, At-Large

Dr. Edward Rankin, Rankin Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, At-Large

Roderic Woodson, Holland & Knight, At-Large