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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

Plans pipeline programs and education programs for members on health disparities; selects the DEI Guest Speaker and plans the DEI Symposium at Annual Meeting.

The Women’s Leadership Subcommittee selects recipients for the Women's Leadership Award and Women's Leadership Scholarships and identifies other initiatives to support and encourage women in foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery


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, MS(Orth)

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