Member Community Leaders

Members & Publications

AAPM&R Member Communities are self-identified, organically established communities offering opportunities for members to connect with each other, share experiences and advance the future of the specialty together! Find more information about Member Communities here.

AAPM&R hosted a self-nomination process for members seeking to be elected as chair and other leadership positions of our Member Communities. Many of the communities had uncontested nominees.   

  • Adaptive Athletes and Sports - Johan Latorre, MD, MS, FAAPMR
  • African American Physiatrists - Vovanti T. Jones, MD, FAAPMR
  • Age-Friendly Care in Rehabilitation - Mooyeon Oh-Park, MD, FAAPMR
  • Alternative Pain Medicine - Bruce Hsu, MD, MBA, MS, FAAPMR
  • Amputee/Limb Loss Restoration Rehabilitation - Prateek Grover, MD, PhD, MHA, FAAPMR
  • Asian Physiatrists - Raymond Chou, MD, FAAPMR
  • Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship Directors - Nenad Brkic, MD, FAAPMR
  • Business of Healthcare Physiatrists - Mohammad Agha, MD, MHA, FAAPMR
  • Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine - Leslie Bagay, MD, FAAPMR
  • Central Nervous System - Diane Mortimer, MD, MSN, FAAPMR
  • Chicago Physiatrists - Courtney Stefanski, MD, FAAPMR
  • Early-Career Physiatrists - Elizabeth Martin, MD, MPH, MHS, FAAPMR & Mary Elise McClanahan, MD, FAAPMR
  • Exercise as Medicine - Amy West, MD, EdM, FAAPMR
  • Hypermobility Syndromes - Jennifer Hankenson, MD, FAAPMR
  • Inpatient Consultants - Sofiya Prilik, MD, FAAPMR
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation - Craig DiTommaso, MD, FAAPMR
  • Intellectual Disability - Jessica Prokup, MD
  • International Rehabilitation and Global Health - Nina Carmela Tamayo, DO, MS, MPH, FAAPMR
  • Interventional Pain - Gurtej Singh, MD, FAAPMR
  • Kosher Physiatry - Daniel Krasna, MD, FAAPMR
  • LatinX in Physiatry - Sol Abreu-Sosa, MD, FAAPMR
  • LGBTQIA+ in Physiatry - Jason Edwards, DO, FAAPMR
  • Muslim Physiatrists - Zainab Al Lawati, MD, FAAPMR
  • Neuromodulation - Chane Price, MD, FAAPMR
  • Neuromuscular Medicine and EDX - Colin Franz, MD, PhD, FAAPMR
  • Overhead Athlete - Ryan Nussbaum, DO, FAAPMR
  • Pain Medicine - Jennifer Cushman, MD
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation - Kimberly Hartman, MD, MHPE, FAAPMR
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Current Fellows/Combination Residents and Future Candidates -Gabrielle McDermott Schneider, DO
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship Program Director - Karl Klamar, MD, FAAPMR
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine - Ami Hampole, DO
  • Performing Arts Medicine - Tracy Espiritu McKay, DO, FAAPMR
  • Physiatry in Skilled Nursing Facilities - Matthew Cowling, DO, FAAPMR
  • Physiatric Life Care Planners - Todd Cowen, MD, FAAPMR
  • Private Practice Physiatrists - Anitgone Argyriou, MD, FAAPMR
  • Puerto Rican Physiatrists - Christopher Bonilla, MD, MS
  • Regenerative Medicine - Shawn Uraine, MD, FAAPMR 
  • Research in Physiatry - Patricia Zheng, MD, FAAPMR
  • Running Medicine - Sara Raiser, MD, FAAPMR
  • South Asian Physiatrists - Ravi Kasi, MD, FAAPMR
  • Spasticity Management - Zachary Bohart, MD, FAAPMR
  • Spine Medicine - Roger Luo, MD, FAAPMR
  • Sports Medicine - Cleo Stafford, II, MD, MS, FAAPMR
  • Sports Medicine Current Fellows and Future Candidates - Crystal Graff, MD
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship Directors - Kenneth Mautner, MD, FAAPMR
  • Therapeutic Cannabis Physiatrists - Stuart J. Glassman, MD, MBA, FAAPMR
  • Women Physiatrists - Sony Issac, MD, FAAPMR
  • Wound Medicine - Rummana Aslam, MD FAAPMR