Councils

AHEC Council

Name Title
Stoney A. Abercrombie, MD Director of Medical Education; USC Professor Family Medicine; MUSC AHEC Professor (Anderson/Family Medicine)
Graham Adams, PhD Chief Executive Officer, South Carolina Office of Rural Health
Angie Ayers, MDA, C- TAGME Designated Institutional Official, Director of Medical Education, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Paul Bornemann, MD, RMSK, RPVI Program Director, Prisma Health - Midlands/UofSC SOM Columbia - Columbia Family Medicine Residency Program; and Director of Primary Care Ultrasound, Ultrasound Institute; Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Morgan Bowne, MHA Manager, Workforce and Member Services, South Carolina Hospital Association
Edward W. Bray, III, MD Associate Dean GME and CME; Greenville Health System Designated Institutional Official (DIO)
Chuck Carter, MD, FAAFP Associate Designated Institutional Official for Graduate Medical Education, Prisma Health-Midlands; Academic Vice Chair and Clinical Professor, Department of Family/Preventive Medicine, UofSC School of Medicine Columbia
Deneatrice “Nita” Donald, BS, MEd, GCDF, CET Center Director, Upstate AHEC
Gerard C. Jebaily, MD Director, McLeod Family Medicine Residency Program; Associate Director for Clinical Affairs; MUSC AHEC Associate Professor (Florence/Family Medicine)
Mark Jordan Director, Office of Primary Care, SC DHEC
Donna H. Kern, MD MUSC Dean's Representative Assistant Professor, Family Medicine; Associate Dean for Curriculum Integration & Implementation and Assistant Dean for Patient Safety & Simulation, College of Medicine
Timothy J. Kowalski, DO Dean, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine Carolinas Campus
Ann Lefebvre, MSW, CPHQ Executive Director, South Carolina AHEC; Clinical Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Associate Dean, Community Medicine, MUSC
Diane M. Mathews, MS Center Director, Lowcountry AHEC; Adjunct Faculty College of Health Professions, MUSC
Cheri Plyler, MBA
Chair
Center Director, Mid-Carolina AHEC
Regine Rucker, PhD Program Manager, Academic Affairs, South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
Steven Svoboda, MBA Designated Institutional Official, Grand Strand Medical Center
Lathran Woodard Chief Executive Officer, South Carolina Primary Health Care Association
Gail B. Weaver, MA Center Director, Pee Dee AHEC; Adjunct Faculty, College of Health Professions, MUSC


Center Directors Council

Name Title Phone Email
Deneatrice “Nita” Donald, BS, MEd, GCDF, CET Center Director, Upstate AHEC (864) 349-1160 ndonald@upstateahec.org
Ann Lefebvre, MSW, CPHQ Executive Director, South Carolina AHEC; Clinical Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Associate Dean, Community Medicine, MUSC (843) 792-4431 lefebvre@musc.edu
Diane M. Mathews, MS Center Director, Lowcountry AHEC; Adjunct Faculty College of Health Professions, MUSC (843) 782-5052 ext. 103 mathewsd@lcahec.com
Cheri Plyler, MBA Center Director, Mid-Carolina AHEC (803) 286-4121 cplyler@comporium.net
Gail B. Weaver, MA Center Director, Pee Dee AHEC; Adjunct Faculty, College of Health Professions, MUSC (843) 777-5353 gweaver@mcleodhealth.org
Program Office Support
Shaquana Randall Executive Administrative Assistant (843) 792-4429 randals@musc.edu


Family Medicine Directors Council

Name Title
J. Burton Banks, MD Program Director, Grand Strand Family Medicine Residency Program
Paul Bornemann, MD, RMSK, RPVI
Chair
Program Director, Prisma Health - Midlands/UofSC SOM Columbia - Columbia Family Medicine Residency Program; and Director of Primary Care Ultrasound, Ultrasound Institute; Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Patricia Bouknight, MD Program Director, Spartanburg Family Medicine Residency Program
Matthew K. Cline, MD Family Medicine Residency Program Director, Medical Director, AnMed Family Medicine; MUSC AHEC Professor (Anderson/Family Medicine)
Alec DeCastro, MD Program Director, MUSC Family Medicine Residency Program; Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine/Sports Medicine
John Emerson, MD Director, Prisma Health - Upstate/UofSC SOM Greenville - Greenville Family Medicine Residency Program
Richard Howell, MD Interim Program Director, McLeod Rural Family Medicine Residency Program
Gerard C. Jebaily, MD Director, McLeod Family Medicine Residency Program; Associate Director for Clinical Affairs; MUSC AHEC Associate Professor (Florence/Family Medicine)
Ann Lefebvre, MSW, CPHQ Executive Director, South Carolina AHEC; Clinical Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Associate Dean, Community Medicine, MUSC
Michael Malone, MD Program Director, Tidelands Health MUSC Family Medicine Residency Program
Donald Morando, DO Program Director, Conway Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program
Seth Patterson, MD Program Director, Prisma Health - Upstate/UofSC SOM Greenville - Greer Family Medicine Residency Program
Frederick Stone, Jr., MD, MPH Program Director, Prisma Health - Midlands/UofSC SOM Columbia - Sumter Family Medicine Residency Program
Robert Tiller, MD Director of Medical Education and Residency Program Director, Self Regional Healthcare; MUSC AHEC Associate Professor (Greenwood/Family Medicine)
Aaron Zeller, MD Program Director, Prisma Health - Upstate/UofSC SOM Greenville - Seneca Family Medicine Residency Program
Program Office Support
Kristin Cochran, MHA Director of Recruitment and Retention Programs, South Carolina AHEC Program Office


Continuing Professional Development Council

Name Title Phone Email
Katelyn Bailey Continuing Education Coordinator, Mid-Carolina AHEC (803) 286-4121 kbailey@comporium.net
Diana Caron, RN, BHS, MEd Continuing Education Coordinator, Lowcountry AHEC (843) 782-5052 ext. 109 carond@lcahec.com
Jasmine Douglas, BS, CHES Continuing Education Coordinator, Lowcountry AHEC (843) 782-5052 douglasj@lcahec.com
Rebecca Jackson, RN Continuing Education Coordinator, Mid-Carolina AHEC (803) 286-4121 rljackson@comporium.net
Jennifer Santoscoy, MEd Continuing Education Coordinator, Pee Dee AHEC (843) 777-5352 jennifer.santoscoy@mcleodhealth.org
Beejay Parnell, MSN, RN Continuing Education Coordinator, Pee Dee AHEC (843) 777-5347 beejay.parnell@mcleodhealth.org
Cheri Plyler, MBA Center Director, Mid-Carolina AHEC (803) 286-4121 cplyler@comporium.net
Marti Sturdevant, BA Program Coordinator, SC AHEC Program Office (843) 792-6606 sturdev@musc.edu
Lauren Taylor, MBA Director of Continuing Professional Development for Live Programming, Upstate AHEC (864) 349-1178 ltaylor@upstateahec.org


Health Careers Program Council

Name Title Phone Email
LaToya Dodson, MS Health Careers Program Coordinator, Upstate AHEC (864) 349-1175 ldodson@upstateahec.org
Jalacy Green, BS Health Careers Program Coordinator, Lowcountry AHEC (843) 782-5052 greenj@lcahec.com
Paula M. Jones, MBA, BHS Director of Health Careers Program, South Carolina AHEC Program Office (843) 792-4443 jonespa@musc.edu
Diane M. Mathews, MS Center Director, Lowcountry AHEC; Adjunct Faculty College of Health Professions, MUSC (843) 782-5052 ext. 103 mathewsd@lcahec.com
Matthew Peak, BA Health Careers Program Coordinator, Pee Dee AHEC (843) 777-5351 matthew.peake@mcleodhealth.org
Whitney Rojas, BS Health Careers Program Coordinator, Mid-Carolina AHEC (803) 286-4121 whitneyrojas@comporium.net
Subira W. Smalls, MS Health Careers Program Coordinator, Pee Dee AHEC (843) 777-5598 subira.smalls@mcleodhealth.org


Health Professions Student Council

Name Title Phone Email
Jennifer Bailey, MEd Senior Director of Operations and Programs, SC AHEC Program Office (843) 792-8230 baileyje@musc.edu
Casey Cato, BAIS Health Professions Student Coordinator, Mid-Carolina AHEC (803) 286-4121 ccato@comporium.net
Deneatrice “Nita” Donald, BS, MEd, GCDF, CET Center Director, Upstate AHEC (864) 349-1176 ndonald@upstateahec.org
Tina Fulton, BS Health Professions Student Coordinator, Upstate AHEC (864) 349-1168 tfulton@upstateahec.org
Becca Hamilton, MBA Health Professions Student Coordinator, Pee Dee AHEC (843) 777-5341 becca.hamilton@mcleodhealth.org
Katrina Perry, BS Health Professions Student Coordinator, Pee Dee AHEC 843) 777-5598 katrina.perry@mcleodhealth.org
Kimbley (Kim) Stephens, MSEd Health Professions Student Coordinator, Lowcountry AHEC (843) 782-5052 stephensk@lcahec.com
Marti Sturdevant, BA Program Coordinator, SC AHEC Program Office (843) 792-6606 sturdev@musc.edu
Emily Warren, LMSW Health Professions Student Coordinator, Lowcountry AHEC (843) 782-5052 ext. 105 warrene@lcahec.com