Board of Directors

  • Rick Rader, MD
    Acting President of AAHD
    Editor-in-Chief EP Global Communications
    Director, Morton J. Kent,
    Habilitation Center Orange Grove
    Chattanooga, TN
  • Ronald G. Blankenbaker, MD
    Past AAHD President
    Chattanooga, TN
  • Vince Campbell, Ph.D.
    Disability Researcher and Consultant
    Gulf Shores, AL
  • Michael Hoenig, MA
    University of Iowa
    Health Care Center for Disabilities and Development
    AAHD Scholarship Committee Co-Chair
    Iowa City, IA
  • Matt Holder, MD, MBA
    Chief Executive Officer
    Lee Specialty Clinic
    Louisville, KY
  • Amy Houtrow, MD, MPH, Ph.D
    Associate Professor
    UPMC, PM & R and Pediatrics
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Matt Janicki, Ph.D
    University of Illinois @ Chicago
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Gary Liguori, Ph.D, FACSM
    Dean, College of Health Sciences
    University of Rhode Island
    Kingston, RI
  • Monika Mitra, Ph.D
    Director, Lurie Institute for Disability Policy
    Heller School for Social Policy and Management
    Brandeis University
    Boston, MA
  • Margaret A. Nosek, PhD
    Executive Director
    Center for Research on Women
    with Disabilities
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX
  • Susan L. Parish, Ph.D., MSW
    Dean, Bouve College of Health Sciences
    Northeastern University
    Boston, MA
  • Bruce Pearlman, LLC, CPA
    Financial Consultant
    AAHD Scholarship Committee Co-Chair
    Rockville, MD


      • Roberta Carlin, MS, JD
        Executive Director
      • E. Clarke Ross, DPA
        Public Policy Director
      • Karl Cooper, Esq.
        Director of Public Health Programs
      • Emily Siegel, BS
        Project Associate
      • Barbara Kornblau, OT, JD
        Project Consultant
      • Charles E. Drum, MPA, JD, PhD
        National Center on Research, Knowledge Translation, & Dissemination
      • Julie McLean, CPA
      • Maria Manolatos
        Administrative Assistant

                • Natasha K. Sheme, MPsy
                  Communications Associate
                • Neuconcepts, Inc.
                  Website Developer/Designer
                  St. Louis, MO