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Board of Directors

AAEM/RSA Board of Directors
May 2022 — May 2023

The Board of Directors are the key decision makers for the organization and provide leadership and stewardship for current and future projects of AAEM/RSA.

President — Leah B. Colucci, MD MS

Hometown: Fort Myers, FL
Undergrad: University of Miami
Medical School: University of Miami
Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital
Favorite Thing About Your City: I guess I have to say the pizza, but it's a very political conversation in this area as to which place has the best. 
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Physician advocacy and patient protection, administration, medical/legal
Hobbies: I'm actually a Mermaid and had my Marine Science degree before medicine so anything involving water particularly Scuba Diving and Paddle Boarding, Peloton - add me @Dr_Mermaid
Go-To Karaoke Song: Fergalicious - I can and will rap the entire thing.


Vice President — Corey McNeilly, MD

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Undergrad: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: University of Texas Health - San Antonio
Residency: University of Tennessee-Nashville
Favorite Thing About Your City: Culture
Professional Interests: Rural EM
Hobbies: Woodworking, Archery, Hunting
Go-To Karaoke Song: Elvis Presley, Fools Rush In


Secretary-Treasurer — Anantha Singarajah, DO

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergrad: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University
Residency: Eisenhower Medical Center
Favorite Thing About Your City: Sunshine year-round - I've missed the warm weather! You're an hour away from the beach or the mountains and the food scene is incredible. I'm glad to be back!
Professional Interests: Mentorship, Advocacy, Event Medicine, Prehospital Medicine, Rural Medicine, International Medicine
Hobbies: Making homemade kombucha, hosting wine tastings, creating hygge, traveling locally and abroad (Portugal was my 30th country!), building LEGO creations, hiking/glamping with my corgi/border collie rescue, Felix Felicis
Go-To Karaoke Song: "Say My Name," by Destiny's Child


Immediate Past President — Lauren Lamparter, MD

Hometown: Laguna Hills, CA
Undergrad: Westmont College
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago
Residency Program: University of Illinois, Chicago
Favorite Thing About Your City: There are so many different types of restaurants its rare to go to the same place twice! 
Professional Interests: Medical Education and Social Emergency Medicine 
Hobbies: Crafting, Baking, and Anything Outdoors 


At-Large Board Member — Andrew Langille, DO

Hometown: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Undergrad: Monmouth University
Medical School: Kansas City University
Residency: University of Tennessee - Nashville
Favorite Thing About Your City: Live music and lake life
Professional Interests: Medical student education and EM physician advocacy 
Hobbies: Fitness, fishing
Go-To Karaoke Song: Usher - Yeah


At-Large Board Member — Nahal Nikroo, MD

Hometown: Irvine, CA
Undergrad: University of California Irvine
Medical School: University of California Riverside
Residency Program: Nuvance Health Emergency Medicine
Favorite Thing About Your City: Close proximity to everything fun - Laguna Beach, Disneyland, LA, San Diego, 
Professional Interests: Ultrasound, Wellness/Resilience, Leadership
Hobbies: I am an avid reader, cooking/trying new foods, spending time with family, musicals, snowboarding, traveling, and vigorously defending California as the best state in the world.
Go-To Karaoke Song: Hotel California by Eagles 


At-Large Board Member — Donna Okoli, MD

Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Undergrad: University of New Mexico
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency: Advocate Christ
Favorite Thing About Your City: Summertime!
Professional Interests: Advocacy, DE&I, leadership
Hobbies: Live music, shopping, cooking, laughing 
Go-To Karaoke Song: Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey


At-Large Board Member — M. Kaitlin Parks, DO

Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Undergrad: California State University
Medical School: Oklahoma State University
Residency: Washington University in St. Louis
Favorite Thing About Your City: Forest Park
Professional Interests: EMS, Disaster Medicine, Wilderness Medicine
Hobbies: Ballet, Biking, Airstream RV repair
Go-To Karaoke Song: What if I just drink a nice scotch and cheer you on?


At-Large Board Member — Heather Renfro, MD

Hometown: Houston, TX
Undergrad: Loyola University New Orleans
Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern 
Residency: University of Chicago
Favorite Thing About Your City: I love looking at where the lake meets the skyline.
Professional Interests: I will be applying for an EMS fellowship, honing in on civilian engagement. 
Hobbies: I am a "Yelp Elitest" of 5 years and I love dancing.
Go-To Karaoke Song: Saving All My Love For You 


At-Large Board Member —Loren Touma, DO

Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL
Undergrad: University of Central Florida
Medical School: William Carey University
Residency: Jefferson Northeast
Favorite Thing About Your City: Amazing food, different cultures, museums, historical sites, every sport team you could ever want, and people that love their Philly community!
Professional Interests: Administration, leadership, and medical education
Hobbies: Hiking with my 90 lb German shepherd. Reading books in the park. Traveling and eating my way around the world. Cooking. Spending time with family.
Go-To Karaoke Song: My worst fear ever. So no song selection!

Student Representative — Mary Unanyan, BA

Jonathan Jones, MD FAAEM

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Favorite Thing About Your City: LA is vibrant, eclectic, and there is always something new to see, hear, and do. AND you can’t forget about all the delicious food. Korean, Nigerian, Greek, Thai, and the list goes on and on!
Professional Interests: Healthcare policy and advocacy, social EM, medical education 
Hobbies: Reading books and webtoons/novels, binging TV shows, hiking, cooking, table top and video games
Go-To Karaoke Song: Sugar, We’re Goin Down by Fall Out Boy

AAEM Board Liaison - Bruce Lo, MD MBA RDMS FAAEM

Jonathan Jones, MD FAAEM

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