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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

Recommends action steps for AOFAS to address diversity, equity, and inclusion among members and to expand the subspecialty in the future to better represent the patient demographics.


Gary Stewart, MD

Gary W. Stewart, MD, Chair

Gary W. Stewart, MD

Vice Chair
Tonya Dixon, MD, MPH

Lorena Bejarano-Pineda, MD
Michelle M. Coleman, MD, PhD
J. Imani Dupree, MD
Robert Gorman III, MD
A. Holly Johnson, MD
Anthony Ndu, MD
Kaitlin Neary, MD
Jacqueline Nguyen, MD
David I. Pedowitz, MD, MS
Andres Piscoya, MD
Vinayak M. Sathe, MD

AOFAS Board Liaison
Christopher W. DiGiovanni, MD
J. Turner Vosseller, MD

Foundation Board Liaison
MaCalus V. Hogan, MD, MBA

Staff Liaison
Elaine Leighton, MPH, CAE, Executive Director

Women's Leadership Subcommittee
Sara Lyn Miniaci-Coxhead, MD, Chair
Jacob Zide, MD, Vice Chair
Lauren E. Geaney, MD
Elizabeth Martin, MD
Naomi Shields, MD
Meredith Warner, MD

Women's Leadership AOFAS Board Liaison
J. Turner Vosseller, MD

Women's Leadership Foundation Board Liaison
Peter G. Mangone, MD

Women's Leadership Staff Liaison
Katlyn Froslan, Program Manager