Advisory Councils

The Charles E. Cheever Jr. Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics Advisory Council

The Charles E. Cheever Jr. Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics Advisory Council helps the Center accomplish its mission by familiarizing community members with its programs and activities and by providing support for its funding strategy. Each member serves the Center with his or her wisdom, experience, influence and abilities. The Council meets three times per year.

James R. Adams


Advisory Council

John Browning, M.D.

Jean Cheever

Graciela Cigarroa, J.D.

Laura Ehrenberg-Chesler

Jimmy Ruth Evans

Marvin Forland, M.D.

Dan Geddes

Mary L. Henrich, J.D.

George B. Hernández, Jr., J.D.

Antoinette Hill, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Johnson M.D.

Megan Kromer, Ph.D.

Barbara Labatt

Nancy Maebius, Ph.D.

Lawrence Markey

Gina Markey

Taddy McAllister

Gary McWilliams, M.D.

Jackie Baugh Moore

Bill Nichols

Phyllis Nichols

Lyssa Ochoa, M.D.

Jane Paccione

Janet D. Puckett, M.D.

Fazlur Rahman, M.D.

Carl Register

William Scanlan, Jr., J.D.

C. Reggie Williams

Jack Willome

Jerald Winakur, M.D.

Student Advisory Council Members

The CMHE Student Advisory Council assists the faculty and staff of the Charles E. Cheever Jr. Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics to support the mission of the Center.

The CMHE Student Advisory Council achieves its mission through a membership of diverse students from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine. These individuals engage in, assist and support the activities of the Center; provide counsel to the Center’s faculty, staff and Advisory Board on important issues affecting educational curriculum and activities in humanities and ethics; provide insights to the faculty, staff and Advisory Board on how the Center can enhance the impact of its services for students; and to provide input to the faculty, staff and Advisory Council for assessing the progress of the Center and charting the future.

Becky WangAbdallah MaachKatherine McCormack
Michaela LeeAmmar AbedAndrew Ta
Adam BrantleyMary Katherine GamezMikayla Lermnan
Dr. Rachel Pearson

Faculty Advisor
Dr. Sara Noble

Faculty Advisor
Tim Wallace

CMHE Staff

Student Advisory Council Alumni

Class of 2024

Samantha Driscoll

Sofia Russo
Class of 2023

Nasrullah Abdurrazaq, M.D.

Ruth Bondruant, M.D.

Yolanda Crous, M.D.

Nekel Holbrook, M.D.

Frank Jing, M.D.

Skyler Kanegi, M.D.

Sabi Shretha, M.D.
Class of 2020

Jelina Castillo, M.D.

Connie Cheng, M.D.

Ko Choi, M.D.

Cara Forsythe, M.D.

Juan Vargas, M.D.

Maggie Zhang, M.D.
Class of 2019

Larissa Aroche-Gutierrez, M.D.

Amina Igeh, M.D.

Will Sovic, M.D.

Courtney Widjaja, M.D.
Class of 2018

Shannon Brougher, M.D.

Mazen Hassan, M.D.

Saloni Singh, M.D.

Christopher Smith, M.D.

Yayu Zhong, M.D.
Class of 2017

Johanna Ascher, M.D.

Analee Benavides, M.D.

Anu Kapadia, M.D.

Jonathan Rowland, M.D.

Emily Wasson, M.D.
Class of 2016

Samy Bendjemil, M.D., MPH

Stefan Jensen, M.D.

Andrea Richardson, M.D.

Wen Zhang, M.D.
Class of 2015

John Anhalt, M.D.

Kelsey Bryant, M.D.

Jesse Sandhu, M.D.
Class of 2014

Amanda Lipsitt, M.D.

Matthew Mullane, M.D., MPH

Kristy Riniker, M.D.

Amy Yu, M.D.
Class of 2013

Daniel Clark, M.D., MPH

Katie Gong, M.D
Class of 2012

Beth Byrne, M.D.

Martin Hechenova, M.D.
Class of 2011

Kyle Kalkwarf, M.D.

Kristi Pogue, M.D.

Julie Wibskov, M.D.