Executive Board

Lisa M. Hollier, MD, MPH; Bellaire, TX

Lisa M. Hollier, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Obstetrics & Gynecology for Texas Children’s Health Plan and is the medical director of Obstetrics and Gynecology for The Centers for Children and Women. She received her Medical Degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and her Master’s in Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. She completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, followed by subspecialty fellowship training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Hollier has held many roles in ACOG over her career in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has been Assistant Secretary of ACOG and served on many College committees and Presidential Task Forces and Work Groups. She chaired the Committee on Professional Liability, the Committee on Credentials and the Work Group on Women’s Health Care Team Leadership. She served as the ACOG representative to the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine board of directors for five years. She currently acts as the Chair of the Texas Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force. 

Dr. Hollier is past president of the Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is Past Chair of District XI of ACOG. Throughout her career, she has been dedicated to caring for the underserved and improving women’s health by advancing women’s health policy. 


Immediate Past President
Haywood L. Brown, MD; Durham, NC 

Dr. Haywood L. Brown is F. Bayard Carter Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, NC. He was Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University Medical Center from 2002 to June 2016. He received his undergraduate degree from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, NC and his Medical Degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC. He completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences in Knoxville, TN, followed by subspecialty fellowship training in Maternal and Fetal Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine/Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA.

Dr. Brown has participated in ACOG activities in District IV, V and VII over his 30-year career in Obstetrics and Gynecology. This includes being the Scientific Program Chair and General Chair (2001-2002) for the Annual Clinical Meeting. He chaired the steering committee for the District of Columbia National Institutes of Health Initiative on Infant Mortality Reduction, the Perinatal and Patient Safety Health Disparities Collaborative for HRSA and serves as the Chief Evaluator for Indianapolis Healthy Start. Dr. Brown is especially committed to the care of women at high risk for adverse pregnancy outcome, particularly those disadvantaged.

Dr. Brown has served as Chair of CREOG and has been on the Board of Directors for the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine and is past President of the Society. He is past President of the American Gynecological Obstetrical Society (AGOS) and Chair of the Ob-Gyn Section of the National Medical Association. He also served as a Director of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Brown is past president of the North Carolina Obstetrical and Gynecological Society and is immediate Past District IV Chair of ACOG.


Robert H. Palmer, Jr, MD; Seattle, WA

J. Martin Tucker, MD; Flowood, MS

Assistant Secretary
John S. Wachtel, MD; Menlo Park, CA

Executive Vice President and CEO
Hal C. Lawrence, III, MD; Washington, DC

Chair, District I
Markus C. Martin, MD; Quebec, Canada

Chair, District II
Iffath A. Hoskins, MD; New York, NY

Chair, District III
Ann L. Honebrink, MD; Ardmore, PA

Chair, District IV
Wade A. Neiman, MD; Lynchburg, VA

Chair, District V
Jeffrey M. Rothenberg, MD, MS; Indianapolis, IN

Chair, District VI
Denise M. Elser, MD; Oak Lawn, IL

Chair, District VII
Verda J. Hicks, MD; Leawood, KS

Chair, District VIII
Clayton "Tersh" McCracken, III, MD; Billings, MT

Chair, District IX
Laura L. Sirott, MD; Pasadena, CA

Chair, Armed Forces District
John D. O’Boyle, CAPT, MC USN; Bethesda, MD

Chair, District XI
Carl A. (Tony) Dunn, MD; Waco, TX 

Chair, District XII
Karen E. Harris, MD, MPH; Gainesville, FL

Dana G. Stone, MD; Oklahoma City, OK

Wanda K. Nicholson, MD, MBA, MPH; Chapel Hill, NC 

Young Physician-at-Large
Erin A Keyser, MD; San Antonio, TX 

Young Physician-at-Large
Hartaj K. Powell, MD, MPH; Reston, VA

Chair, Junior Fellow College Advisory Council
Katherine W. McHugh, MD; Indianapolis, IN  

Vice Chair, Junior Fellow College Advisory Council
Brandi N. Ring, MD; Denver, CO

Representative, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc
George D. Wendel, MD; Dallas, TX 

Subspecialty Representative, American Urogynecologic Society
Amy E. Rosenman, MD; Santa Monica, CA 

Subspecialty Representative, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Joanne L. Stone, MD, MSHCDL; New York, NY

Subspecialty Representative, Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Thomas M. Price, MD, Hillsborough, NC 

Subspecialty Representative, Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Eva Chalas, MD; Mineola, NY

Public Member
Jamie H. Bardwell, MPP; Jackson, MS


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