USCIPP is committed to operating as a member-driven association with a shared and participatory advisory and oversight structure. Benefits of membership include opportunities for members to participate in guiding the strategic direction of the association by serving on USCIPP’s formal councils and subcommittees. Individuals regarded as industry experts and thought leaders are highly encouraged to serve on the Advisory Council, Business Intelligence Council, or one of the subcommittees. Appointments are limited and subject to a nomination and rigorous selection process with term limits.



2019–2020 USCIPP Advisory Council
EvelynAbayaahProgram Director, International Programs and Advisory ServicesMassachusetts General Hospital
DialaAtassiDirector, International ProgramUChicago Medicine
SummerDajaniVice President, Global & USA Patient ServicesHouston Methodist
RuthFrey, CPNP, MSNVice President, Global Strategy and Business DevelopmentChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia
DianeLynnDirector, Global Healthcare ServicesAtrium Health
BarbaraRalstonSenior Consultant, Strategic DevelopmentDignity Health International
LisaThamDirector, International Business DevelopmentCity of Hope
JonathanTorrens-BurtonPractice AdministratorMayo Clinic
CindyUrbancicVice President, Center for Global HealthChildren's Hospital Los Angeles
EdgarVesga-AriasPresident and CEOPhiladelphia International Medicine
Gaby V.WestVice PresidentBroward Health International
2019–2020 Benchmarking & Analytics Subcommittee
SarahAspinwallInternational Medicine and Business Development Manager, International Health ServicesBoston Children's Hospital
DialaAtassiDirector, International ProgramUChicago Medicine
PadminiEkboteSenior Business Operations Analyst, International AffairsThe James Cancer Hospital at The Ohio State University
TaniaMatarVice President, International ServicesBaylor St. Luke's Medical Center
NinaPalmernData CoordinatorChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia
ImanShebaroDirector, International ServicesTexas Children's Hospital
MaryStanfordNurse Case ManagerMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
JTTimmerManager, Market ExpansionCancer Treatment Centers of America
Margaret (Maggie)Veloski, BSN, RNProgram Director, Nemours Global Health ServicesNemours Children's Health System
2019–2020 Education & Conference Subcommittee
RebeccaBrashlerDirector, Global Patient ServicesShirley Ryan AbilityLab
ClaudiaFlores-SmithInternational Education, International ServicesTexas Children's Hospital
CynthiaGonzalezExecutive Director, International Patient ServicesCook Children's Health Care System
LauraJarosSenior Manager, International HealthNorthwestern Medicine
DianeLynnDirector, Global Healthcare ServicesAtrium Health
KellieMontoyaDirector, International Project DevelopmentBaptist Health International
MillyValverdeAssociate Director, Destination Medicine Global Health CareThe James Cancer Hospital at The Ohio State University
Gaby V.WestDirectorBroward Health International
CandiceZhouProgram Manager, InternationalCity of Hope
2019–2020 Global Market Development Subcommittee
MorrisBlakeDirector, International InitiativesHenry Ford Health System
CristinaCardona RivasAssociate Director, Business DevelopmentBroward Health International
RojeanKashanchiSenior Director, International Business DevelopmentUCLA Health
Patrick (PJ)LonnemanInternational Business Development, Associate ManagerCincinnati Children's
LindsayRothsteinSenior Director, Marketing and CommunicationsJohns Hopkins Medicine International
Joshua (Josh)Snowden, JDDirector, Global ContractingCleveland Clinic
CacildaTeixeiraProject ManagerMassachessetts General Hospital
LisaThamDirector, International Business DevelopmentCity of Hope
EdgarVesga-AriasExecutive Vice President/Chief Operating OfficerPhiladelphia International Medicine
2019–2020 USCIPP Business Intelligence Council
AishaAhmedManager, Finance and Data Analytics, Penn Signature Services Penn MedicinePenn Medicine
VivianBeeneSenior Director, Operations, International ServicesUCLA Health
MichaelChuAssociate International Patient Access Coordinator, Center for International MedicineCity of Hope
StacyHolbergDirector, International Clinical Program OperationsUC San Diego Health
KerinHowardSenior Director, International Patient Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Brigham HealthDana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care
JoséNúñezVice President, Global Development, Global Health Care ServicesHouston Methodist
JohnOsbornOperations AdministratorMayo Clinic
ChrisPedigoAssistant Vice President, System PlanningCook Children's Health Care System
NidaShekhaniExecutive Director, Business Development, Heart & Vascular Center and International ServicesUChicago Medicine