Register now to attend a virtual member-only Town Hall event to meet the candidate for President-Elect: Ryung Suh, MD, MPP, MBA, MPH, FACPM, FACOEM, and the four candidates on the 2023 Board of Regents Slate: Samar Muzaffar, MD, MPH, FACPM, Michael Crupain, MD, MPH, FACPM, Robert Gilchick, MD, MPH, FACPM, Richard Bruno, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FACPM, AAHIVS.
The Town Hall will be held December 15 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET.
Meet the 2023 Board Slate
Ryung Suh, MD, MPP, MBA, MPH, FACPM, FACOEM – President Elect
Ryung Suh brings three decades of executive management, financial, and organizational leadership experience and expertise. Bridging the nexus of clinical care, business strategy and operations, and health care management and policy, Dr. Suh serves as an Associate Professor at Georgetown University and directs the Aegis Fund, a social impact fund with the mission to support investment opportunities that create business value and serve societal needs. He founded a health care management consultancy leading major transformation efforts for federal health agencies, directed public and private sector enterprise-level modernization and organizational change initiatives, managed a commercial consulting practice serving the life sciences industry, and launched over a dozen successful businesses that have served government and private industry clients.
At Georgetown, he has served as Chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy and Chair of the Executive Faculty. He teaches on business innovations, health system management, health policy, and other areas and directs the policy and economics concentration in the School of Medicine Healthcare Leadership Track. He served on the faculty of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and as a Senior Fellow with NORC at the University of Chicago, where he focused on strategies for improving access and quality of care for veteran populations. He serves on the Board of Governors of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and has served on the Board of Regents of the American College of Preventive Medicine, as President and on the Board of the American Association of Public Health Physicians, on the Board of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care, on the American Medical Association Common Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel Advisory Committee and the Commission to End Health Disparities, on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on Ensuring the Readiness of the Military Medical Workforce, and in other national leadership positions.
Dr. Suh also served as an infantry and medical corps officer for 26 years with a diverse set of operational, special operations, and military health system responsibilities. He is a combat veteran who has deployed to multiple overseas locations to include service as a Task Force Surgeon during Operation Enduring Freedom, where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. His military qualifications include airborne, ranger, jumpmaster, and flight surgeon. He graduated from the United States Military Academy and completed his medical, public policy, and business management studies at Georgetown University, with additional studies at the Yonsei University School of International Studies and Trinity College, Oxford University. He received an honorary doctorate from the Centro Universitário Dinâmica Das Cataratas in Foz do Iguacu, Brazil.
Michael Jason Crupain, MD, MPH, FACPM
Dr. Crupain is the Senior Vice President for Clinical Operations at Sharecare, the leading digital health company that helps people – no matter where they are in their health journey – build a longer, better life by enabling health transformation at the individual, organizational and community level. At Sharecare he oversees the company’s clinical programs and services including Clinical Quality and Accreditation, Clinical Informatics, and Coaching, Disease Management, and Case Management Programs.
Dr. Crupain has also served as the medical unit chief of staff at “The Dr. Oz Show,” where he directed the show’s research team in order to shape and ensure the accuracy of content. In addition, he often spearheaded show investigations to protect consumers from scams and managed collaborations with outside groups to develop public health campaigns. His responsibilities extended beyond the show itself as he also oversaw the creation of multimedia content for multiple platforms including print, web, and television.
Prior to joining “The Dr. Oz Show,” Dr. Crupain was the director of food safety testing at Consumer Reports, where he ran large studies on contaminants in everyday foods in order to educate consumer and drive policy change. He worked on a wide variety of issues that often became cover stories for the magazine and led to U.S. Food and Drug Administration action including arsenic in rice, pesticides in produce, antibiotic-resistant bacteria in meat and poultry, and mercury in fish. During his time at Consumer Reports, Dr. Crupain was appointed by the secretary of agriculture to the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry inspection.
Dr. Crupain completed his undergraduate degree at Duke University and received his medical degree from New York Medical College. He completed two years of neurosurgery residency before leaving to join a startup biotech company as director of regulatory affairs, quality assurance and clinical affairs. He went on to complete a residency in preventive medicine and obtained a Master of Public Health degree at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he is also a member of the faculty. Dr. Crupain is a Fellow and current Regent of the American College of Preventive Medicine and has served as an expert for a wide variety of media including “The Dr. Oz Show,” “Good Morning America” and “Today.”
Samar S.F. Muzaffar, MD, MPH, FACPM
Dr. Muzaffar’s career has focused on translating the needs of individual preventive and clinical care to population-based healthcare and vice versa, and the translation of science to population-based policy and programs to achieve this. In these efforts, she has had the opportunity to practice clinical medicine and focus on systems design, development, and transformation. Areas of primary focus include social drivers of health, practice and systems transformation, and healthcare services design and delivery, with an emphasis on cross-sector collaboration. Her experience includes developing Emergency Medical Care Systems, building Value-Based Purchasing and Alternative Practice Models, advancing Quality and Performance Improvement, developing integrated systems approaches to solve for Social Needs Impacting Health, and enhancing Behavioural Health and Primary Care integration.
Dr. Muzaffar currently serves as the Associate Medical Director for Covered California, and previously served as the Assistant Secretary for the California Health and Human Services Agency, appointed in October 2019. She has experience as a health systems and population health consultant through Integrated Health Solutions, LLC.
Prior to this, she served as the Chief Medical Officer for the Missouri Department of Social Services’ MO HealthNet Division, Missouri's Medicaid program, which she joined in 2011 as Medical Director until her departure in 2018. Before joining MO HealthNet, Dr. Muzaffar worked in parallel as an intensivist and for state public health and then transitioned to serving full-time as the state EMS Medical Director for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
Dr. Muzaffar’s post-graduate medical training includes three years of general surgery followed by a surgical critical care fellowship and training in preventive medicine. She is board certified in Preventive Medicine, a Diplomat of the American Board of Preventive Medicine, and Fellow and Regent of the American College of Preventive Medicine.
Robert A. Gilchick, MD, MPH
Dr. Gilchick is board-certified in Preventive Medicine and has experience in many critical areas of healthcare, from working in community clinics, to serving as the Medical Director of both STD Clinic Services and Child and Adolescent Health Programs. He has published numerous articles on STD screening, vaccines, and accident prevention. He served two terms as ACPM Treasurer on its Board of Regents and currently serves on the Board of Governors of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Dr. Gilchick currently serves as the section Chief for Child and Adolescent Health at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. He earned his MD at the State University of New York at Stony Brook Health Sciences Center and completed his residency at San Diego State University Graduate
School of Public Health where he earned his MPH.
Richard A. Bruno, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FACPM, AAHIVS
Dr. Bruno is a hybrid doctor. He is double-boarded in both family medicine and preventive medicine, focused on providing excellent primary care, while working on public health interventions in the community. Dr. Bruno is active in dozens of community-based organizations to help build collective power and improve community health.
Dr. Bruno earned his MD from the Oregon Health & Science University, School of Medicine in Portland, and completed his residency at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he also earned his MPH. His career spans numerous clinical, academic and research positions, and today he serves as the Senior Medical Director of Primary Care at Central City Concern in Portland, Oregon.Register Now