Board of Directors

HMDCB’s board of directors is the governing body of the certification
organization representing diverse backgrounds, practice settings
and training pathways.

BowerBrian Murphy, MD MBA FAAHPM HMDC
Orange Regional Medical Center
Middletown, NY
ManfredoniaJohn Manfredonia, DO FACOFP FAAHPM HMDC
Immediate Past President
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care
Tucson, AZ

ManfredoniaRonald Schonwetter, MD FAAHPM HMDC
Chapters Health System
Temple Terrace, FL
Farrell sizedTommie Farrell, MD FAAHPM HMDC 
Member at Large
Hendricks Hospice
Abilene, TX

Vlahakis SizedJoelle Vlahakis, MD HMDC 
Member at Large
Sarasota Memorial Hospital 
Sarasota, FL 
Bills BerylBeryl Bills
Public Member
Northwestern University
Northbrook, IL

YangHolly Yang, MD HMDC
AAHPM Board Liaison
Scripps Hospice
San Diego, CA





Board of Directors Materials

Materials and agendas for current HMDCB Board of Directors.

"Taking the HMDCB exam is an extremely useful tool for assessing your HMD skill set and knowledge, which can help frame professional development. Being certified is desirable, when you consider the competitive environment within which many of us practice.”

Chief Medical Officer at Hospice Austin, Austin, TX