Virginia Public Health Association
Public Health is...

Connecting the voices of public health in Virginia

Board of Directors


Kerry J. Redican, MPH, PhD, CHES • President   Professor of Public Health, Virginia Tech

Ashley Tharpe, MPH, EdD, CHES • President-Elect Assistant Professor, School of Health Sciences, Liberty University

Brian C. Martin, PhD, MBA • Treasurer Director, Graduate Program in Public Health, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Aaron Pannone, PhD, MS •Secretary Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Virginia

Mike Royster, MD, MPH, FACPM• Past - President  Vice President, Institute for Public Health Innovation


Muge Akpinar-Elci, MD, MPH, FSRPH
Director and Associate Professor, Center for Global Health, Old Dominion University

Lisa Anderson, MPH
Director of Educational Programs, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, VCU School of Medicine

David N. Sallee, MS, PhD, CHES  Associate Professor Health and Human Performance, Radford University

Gail Maddox Taylor, MEd  Director, Behavioral Health and Wellness, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services  

Terry Wessel, MS, EdD Professor of Health Sciences, James Madison University

Bob Weiler, PhD, MPH  Professor and Chair, Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University

Ex Officio


For information on volunteer opportunities with VAPHA, please e-mail Mike Royster at

© 2000-2014 Virginia Public Health Association (VAPHA) -- All Rights Reserved
VAPHA • Richmond, Virginia

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software