Board of Visitors

Clara Adams-Ender, RN, MSN, MMAS, FAAN
Brigadier General United States Army, retired
Chief Nurse Exec Army Nurse Corps

Cyrus Batheja, Ed. D, MBA, PHN, BSN, RN
National Medicaid Vice President - Policy and Clinical Solutions UnitedHealthcare Community & State

Jeannine Bayard
United Health Group, retired

Michael Bird, MSW, MPH
National consultant to AARP on Native American/Alaska Native communities

Shonda Craft, PhD
Dean, School of Health and Human Services St Cloud State University

William (Bill) H Crown, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer of OptumLabs, retired
Faculty Member of Brandeis

Melanie Dreher, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean Emeritus, Rush University College of Nursing

Jessica Drecktrah, MHA, MN, RN
VP, Life Enrichment, Presbyterian Homes & Services Operating Officer
Board Member, Faith Community Nurse Network

David (Dave) Durenberger
Former United States Senator
Founder of National Institutes of Health Policy

Annie Goodyear, BSN, RN
U of MN Masonic Children’s Hospital

Peter Klein
CEO Educated Change Ltd.

Richard (Rick) Norling
Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, RNterprises, LLC

Laura Reed, DNP, MBA, MSN
Chief Nurse Executive and Chief Operating Officer, M Health Fairview

Jeannine M. Rivet, MPH, BSN, RN, FAAN
Executive Vice President, retired UnitedHealth Grou

Michael (Mike) Rohovsky, DVM, PhD.
Associate Corporate Office of Science & Technology, Johnson & Johnson, retired

Franklin (Frank) Shaffer, Ed. D, Sc. D. (H), RN, FAAN, FFNMRCSI
President and Chief Executive Officer, CGFNS International

Dee Thibodeau
Senior Executive in Information Technology Industry

Sylvia Trent-Adams, RADM, PhD, RN, FAAN
United States Public Health Service Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health

Peter H. Vlasses, PharmD, DSc (Hon), FCCP
Executive Director Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, retired

Charlotte A. Weaver, RN, MSPH, PhD, FAAN
Former Senior Vice President, Chief Clinical Officer Gentiva Home Health & Hospice

Cathleen Wheatley, DNP, RN, CENP
President of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center & System Chief Nurse Executive, Sr. vice President of Clinical Operation

Jonathan M. Zenilman, MD
Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center


David Aanonson
Kathleen Buckwalter
Donald Gerhardt
Rahul Koranne
John Reiling
Roy Simpson
Timothy Tracy

Consultants to the Board of Visitors

Anne Pryor
Meaningful Connections