Leadership

Executive Committee


President, AMA Delegate
Dan M. Westphal, MD, MBA, FCCP, FACMQ

Dan Westphal has served as a chief medical officer, designated institutional official, and respected physician executive. Dr. Westphal has a strong track record of accomplishments in large healthcare systems including for-profit and non-profit organizations. Dr. Westphal focuses on quality, safety, service, and improvement of patient clinical outcomes utilizing exemplary management, analytical, organizational, and people skills.

Dr. Westphal is currently Reviewing Medical Director, Humana. He has volunteered on the editorial board of the American Journal of Medical Quality for more than 15 years, has been a board member of the American Board of Medical Quality (ABMQ) for the past 10 years, served as chairperson of the ABMQ board for three years, and most recently served as liaison to Abu Dhabi Health Services (SEHA). He was also chairperson of the Scientific Subcommittee for ACMQ and has been heavily involved with the ACMQ Board of Trustees and Executive Committee.

Secretary
Lee Ann Riesenberg, PhD, MS, RN, CMQ

Lee Ann Riesenberg is Professor and Associate Director, Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. Dr. Riesenberg’s role involves medical education curricular innovations, evaluation methods, faculty development, improving patient safety and quality through Graduate Medical Education, teaching scientific writing and publication, and conducting medical education outcomes research. In addition, she is responsible for her department’s Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) program, which provides residents the opportunity to become leaders in health care through enhanced educational tracks, including in Quality and Patient Safety. 

Dr. Riesenberg received her RN from St. John’s School of Nursing, her MS at The New School for Social Research, and her PhD in Higher Education Administration, Curriculum, and Instruction with an area of specialization in Educational Leadership at the University of Nebraska.

Treasurer/Chair, Finance Committee
Angelo A. Caprio, MD, PhD, MBA, MMM, CMQ

Angelo Caprio currently serves as Chief Medical Officer, Integrated Pain Management, and Chairman of the Board, American Board of Medical Quality. Holding a medical degree from the University of Roma-La Sapienza / Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Dr. Caprio continued his training in the United States. He completed his residency in general surgery at Jersey City Medical Center, followed by his fellowship at Holyoke Medical Center.

In practice for over four decades, he also has distinguished military service and has served proudly in the United States Navy. In 2013, he was honorably discharged with the Rank of Commander. Throughout his fruitful career, Dr. Caprio has held many administrative positions, including Chief Medical Officer at CarePoint Health System; Medical Director of Care Management at Hoboken University Medical Center; Physician Advisor at Holyoke Medical Center; and member of the Valley Health System. He was recognized as a Top Doctor in 2020.

Co-Chair, Education Committee
Aline M. Holmes, DNP, RN

Aline Holmes is currently Associate Professor, Division of Advanced Nursing Practice, Rutgers University. She is the former senior vice president for clinical affairs at the New Jersey Hospital Association in Princeton, where she served for 16 years. In that role she also served as the director of the NJHA Hospital Improvement Innovation Network. She was also the principal investigator on a CDC grant to establish the NJ Perinatal Quality Collaborative, which is focused on reducing C-sections, improving care for pregnant women with substance abuse, and reducing disparities of care with women and infants.

Aline Holmes has also been a principal investigator/project director on several patient safety improvement initiatives, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), NJ Health Initiatives and the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey. Dr. Holmes is a veteran of the Vietnam War and served in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps. 



Trustees


Chair, Student/Resident/Fellow/Early-Career Section
Lauren J. Miller, MD, MJ, CMQ, CHC, MLS(ASCP)CM

Dr. Lauren J. Miller is a resident physician in the Department of Pathology at the University of Michigan. Dr. Miller completed medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin and attained a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law from Loyola University Chicago. She is certified in both medical quality and healthcare compliance. Dr. Miller is committed to improving the efficiency and equity of healthcare delivery and establishing stronger interprofessional relationships between the pathology laboratory and patient-facing specialties.

Immediate Past Chair, Student/Resident/Fellow/Early-Career Section
Kevin Hummel, MD, CMQ

Kevin Hummel is a pediatric cardiology fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital. He was previously a pediatric critical care fellow at the University of Utah - Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital. He completed critical care fellowship at University of Utah following training at Vanderbilt and the University of Arizona.

His career interests include healthcare improvement and aligning processes to achieve longitudinal outcomes that matter to patients and health systems. He has training in systems improvement through the Intermountain Healthcare Delivery Institute and Harvard Business School. Clinically, Kevin cares for children with critical illness, particularly focusing on patients with congenital heart disease.

Co-Chair, Education Committee
Joel Bundy, MD, FACP, FASN, CPE

Dr. Bundy is the Chief Quality and Safety Officer for Sentara Healthcare. He is highly active in the Medical Society of Virginia, and currently is a delegate from Virginia to the American Medical Association. He is enthusiastic about quality and is a Master Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean practitioner through training at Villanova University and is completing a Master’s in Healthcare Quality and Safety Management through Jefferson University.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Nephrology, and the American Association for Physician Leadership, and is a Certified Physician Executive. He earned his medical degree from Wake Forest University. He completed his Internal Medicine residency and Nephrology fellowship at the University of Florida, University of California San Francisco, and at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

At Large
Cindy Lee, MD, FACMQ, FSBI

Dr. Cindy Lee is a radiologist in Garden City, New York and is affiliated with NYU Langone Hospitals. She is an experienced clinical breast radiologist with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Dr. Lee has strong experience in MRI, clinical research, medical education, breast imaging, and medicine. She received her medical degree from Stony Brook University. She completed her residency in radiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital and her fellowship in breast-body imaging at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Lee has served on the ACMQ Board of Trustees, has been Co-Chair, ACMQ Emerging Leaders Council, and led ACMQ’s 2020 Medical Quality Conference Planning Committee.

At Large
Philip D. Parks, MD, MPH

Dr. Parks has more than 20 years of experience as a successful leader, military officer, clinician, scientist, physician executive, and strategic advisor with significant accomplishments in leading high performing teams, new business development, and strategic execution in matrixed organizations.

Dr. Parks served as an active duty and reserve Officer in the U.S. Navy, completing a family medicine internship at Naval Hospital Bremerton, WA and then Undersea and Diving Medical Officer training at the U.S. Diving and Salvage Training Center and the Naval Undersea Medical Institute. During his military service, he supported the Special Operations community as a global Medical Director, served on several overseas deployments, achieved the rank of Commander, and was awarded the Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Achievement Medal, and the Navy Commendation Medal (2). He earned his B.A. degree with High Honors in Medical Ethics from Davidson College, M.D., and M.P.H. from Tulane University, and a second master’s degree in healthcare management and occupational health from the T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health.

At Large
Mary Reich Cooper, MD, JD

Mary Reich Cooper, MD, JD has been the Chief Quality Officer and Senior Vice President, Clinical Services for the Connecticut Hospital Association since 2012. At CHA, she is responsible for overseeing the implementation of High Reliability Science throughout the hospitals in Connecticut, designing programs and collaboratives to improve healthcare at the hospitals and their partners, creating value for the hospitals with their quality and safety strategy, and working closely with the state government and quality organizations. Dr. Cooper also oversees CHA’s work in Population Health, including Social Determinants of Health, Mental Health and Substance Use projects and the Connecticut Perinatal Quality Collaborative.  

Dr. Cooper came to Connecticut from Rhode Island, where she was Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer for Lifespan Corporation, a four-hospital health system based in Providence. She was an Assistant Professor in Medicine (Research) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and a Member on the Rhode Island State Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline. She went to Lifespan in July 2007, after twelve years at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, where she served as the Chief Quality Officer. 

Dr. Cooper has been Program Director for Healthcare Quality and Safety and Operational Excellence and Associate Professor of Population Health at the Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health since January 2016. She was also the inaugural lead for the Health System Science curriculum for the Sidney Kimmel Medical College. She is the QTIP Editor for the American Journal of Medical Quality, and reviews for a number of journals. 

 Dr. Cooper received her undergraduate degree cum laude from Duke University, her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine, where she was elected to AOA, and her degree in health law from Pace University School of Law. She has numerous publications, grants and presentations, and her interests are large-scale change and health policy. 

At Large
Abha Agrawal, MD, FACP, FACHE

Dr. Abha Agrawal is a graduate of Yale University, a former faculty at Harvard Medical School, a Fulbright Scholar, author of several books on patient safety and health information technology, and an international leader in healthcare and health technology. She is a board-certified physician in Internal Medicine and Clinical Informatics.

Dr. Agrawal has served in numerous leadership roles in the US, and she is currently appointed as the Chief Medical Officer at Humboldt Park Health, Chicago, IL. In 2011, in recognition of her role as a rising healthcare leader, she was invited to the White House to meet with President Obama’s health and economic policy advisor and to provide testimony at the US Senate. In 2019, she received a special invitation to the 4th Global Health Ministers Summit on Patient Safety in Saudi Arabia in 2019 to speak to Health Ministers of sixty-three countries.



Committees

Education Committee
Co-Chairs: Aline M. Holmes, DNP, RN and Joel Bundy, MD, FACP, FASN, CPE

Finance Committee
Chair: Angelo A. Caprio, MD, PhD, MBA, MMM, CMQ

Student/Resident/Fellow Section
Chair: Lauren J. Miller, MD, MJ, CMQ, CHC, MLS(ASCP)CM