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Presbyterian Healthcare Services Board of Directors
Consistent with our nonprofit, community-based mission, Presbyterian is accountable to a Board of Directors comprised of volunteers from a variety of New Mexico communities.
The Presbyterian Healthcare Services Board of Directors is charged with the oversight of the state's largest healthcare organization comprised of financing, physician, hospital and ambulatory healthcare services.
The Board assumes the fiduciary role for the organization and delegates the day-to-day management to a leadership team comprised of a Chief Executive Officer, subordinate officers, and other managers.
Katharine Winograd, PhD
Dr. Katharine Winograd was named the fifth president of Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) on July 1, 2007. She is the first female president of the college, which was established in 1965. Dr. Winograd served CNM as vice president for planning and budget prior to being named president and has worked in higher education for more than 30 years holding previous positions at the University of New Mexico, the University of Louisville, and the Kentucky Council on Higher Education.
She earned her doctor of education degree in Educational Leadership from the University of New Mexico, her master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Louisville, and her bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Therapeutic Recreation from Georgetown College.
Dr. Winograd serves on several community boards, including the United Way of Central New Mexico, the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, the University of New Mexico Alumni Association, and the Wells Fargo Leadership Board. She serves as chair of the PHS Board of Directors and chairs the Board's Executive Compensation Committee and Governance Committee.
Sandra Begay-Campbell is the Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories. In this position, Ms. Begay-Campbell leads the Tribal Renewable Energy Program, which supports tribal renewable energy development efforts.
Brian Burnett is president of Bohannan Huston and holds leadership roles in a variety of organizations and community service groups. He recently completed terms as chair for the boards of both Quality New Mexico and the Association of Commerce and Industry. He has also chaired several statewide water committees and taskforces. Mr. Burnett is a recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Leadership New Mexico.
Jim Hinton has been with Presbyterian Healthcare Services since January 1983 and has served as President and CEO since July 1995. He has the distinction of being New Mexico’s longest tenured healthcare CEO. Mr. Hinton serves as a member of the Presbyterian Healthcare Services Board of Directors and as chair of the Presbyterian Health Plan Board of Directors.
Mr. Hinton has been recognized both in New Mexico and nationally for his leadership and community service. He is chair-elect for the Board of Trustees of the American Hospital Association and will assume the chairmanship in 2014. He currently serves as the Chair of the Healthcare Institute and was previously on the Board of Directors for Premier, Inc.
Mr. Hinton received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics in 1981 from the University of New Mexico and a Master’s degree in Health Care Administration from Arizona State University in 1983.
George Isham, MD, MS
Dr. Isham is Senior Advisor to HealthPartners responsible for working with the board of directors and the senior management team on health and quality of care improvement for patients, members and the community. Dr. Isham is also Senior Policy Fellow, HealthPartners Research Foundation, and facilitates forward progress at the intersection of population health research and public policy.
He is active nationally and currently co-chairs the National Quality Forum convened Measurement Application Partnership, chairs the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Clinical Program Committee and is a member of NCQA’s committee on performance measurement. Dr. Isham is chair of the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Roundtable on Health Literacy and has chaired three studies in addition to serving on a number of IOM studies related to health and quality of care. In 2003, he was appointed as a lifetime National Associate of the National Academies of Science in recognition of his contributions to the work of the IOM.
He is a former member of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Task Force on Community Preventive Services and the Agency for Health Care Quality’s United States Preventive Services Task Force and currently serves on the advisory committee to the director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dr. Isham received his bachelor's degree in Zoology, master's degree in Preventive Medicine/Administrative Medicine from the University of Wisconsin Madison and his medicine degree from the University of Illinois. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin. His practice experience as a general internist was with the United States Navy, at the Freeport Clinic in Freeport, Illinois, and as a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin.
Charles Milligan was appointed deputy secretary for health care financing at the Maryland Department of Health in March 2011. In this role, he administers the state's Medicaid program and serves as the department's overall operational lead on health care reform efforts in areas that include the development of the Exchange in Maryland, workforce and delivery system capacity building, and payment reform.
From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Milligan was executive director of The Hilltop Institute at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Mr. Milligan guided Hilltop's work with the Maryland Medicaid program, the New Mexico Medicaid program, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, other state and local agencies, and private foundations. During his tenure at UMBC, Hilltop established a national reputation for objective and unbiased analysis of publicly funded health care systems, and served as the sole external consultant to the Congressional Medicaid Reform Task Force.
Before joining Hilltop, Mr. Milligan was vice president at The Lewin Group where he provided consulting services to 20 separate states primarily involving the Medicaid program, public purchasing pools, and performance measurement in publicly-financed health care. Prior to that, he was Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance program director for the state of New Mexico and practiced health care law earlier in his career.
Mr. Milligan holds a juris doctor from Harvard Law School, a master's in Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley, and a bachelor's in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.
Elaine Papafrangos, MD
Dr. Papafrangos has been a practicing family physician in Albuquerque since 1990. She has been the lead physician at the Presbyterian Medical Group (PMG) clinic located at 3901 Atrisco and an experienced leader in PMG since 2001.
Thomas Roberts, MD
Dr. Roberts received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. His training includes a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Alabama-Birmingham and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He is board-certified in both Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and practices in Albuquerque with Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine Associates.
M. Ries Robinson, MD
Dr. Ries Robinson initiated research into noninvasive blood chemistry monitoring in collaboration with the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and Sandia National Laboratories in 1988. He has co-authored in excess of 30 United States patents and has authored several peer-reviewed technical articles, received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the New Mexico Inventor of the Year Program in 1992, and was named the New Mexico Inventor of the Year in 1994.
Jennifer Thomas is Chairman and CEO of Bank of Albuquerque. She joined Bank of Albuquerque in 2003 and was promoted to President in April 2008. Prior to becoming president, she was Executive Vice President and market executive for Bank of Albuquerque’s Wealth Management Group.
She is a member of the board of directors for Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, Albuquerque Economic Development, Economic Forum, Albuquerque Community Foundation and United Way of Central New Mexico. She is also a member of the Kirtland Partnership Committee. Ms. Thomas was chair of the 2010 Samaritan Counseling Center’s Ethics in Business Awards and was a past board member of CNM Foundation and advisory committee chair for the Center for Non-Profit Excellence.
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