Michael Baron, MD, MPH, DFASAM, DAPA
President, 2024-2026
Dr. Michael Baron obtained an MD and MPH degree at Tulane University. After completing an Internal Medicine Internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, he completed his Anesthesiology residency at Washington University in St Louis and his Psychiatry residency at Vanderbilt University. He has maintained board certifications in Anesthesiology, Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He has practiced in the Nashville area in a variety of settings. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University. Read more

Edwin Kim, MD
President Elect, 2024-2026
Dr. Edwin Kim is a medical director of the Pennsylvania Physicians' Health Program of the Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and double board-certified in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. Read more

Scott L. Hambleton, MD, DFASAM
Immediate Past President, 2024-2026
Dr. Hambleton is a 1994 graduate of the University of Tennessee School Of Medicine. He completed the University of Florida Addiction Medicine Fellowship at Pine Grove Behavioral Health in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 2007. Dr. Hambleton has served as President of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and now serves as the President of the Federation of State Physician Health Programs. Read more

Secretary, 2023-2025
Heather A. Wilson, MSW, CFRE has over 27 years of leadership experience in the health and services field. Currently she serves as deputy executive vice president for the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED). She concurrently serves as executive director of the Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society which includes the Physician’s Health Program and LifeGuard®, a clinical skills assessment program for physicians.  Read more 

Kelley Long, MBA
Treasurer, 2023-2025
Kelley M. Long, MBA is the Executive Director of the Ohio Physicians Health Program and has over fifteen years of nonprofit leadership. She oversees business, clinical, and fundraising operations for the organization. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Capital University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration specializing in Finance and Human Resources from Ashland University. Read more

  Richard N. Whitney, MD, FASAM
Central Region Director, 2024-2026
Richard N. Whitney, MD, FASAM now serves as the Medical Director of the Ohio Professionals Health Program.  This organization provides comprehensive assessment and referral services, as well as monitoring and advocacy, for healthcare professionals throughout Ohio who have been diagnosed with addictive disorders or other mental, emotional, and behavioral illnesses...Read more

Central Region Director, 2023-2025
Kay O’Shea is the Program Director of the Missouri Physicians Health Program (MPHP). She has been a crucial part of the MPHP’s success since October of 2008. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Fontbonne University and a Master’s Degree in Addiction Counseling from Aspen University. In 2012, she became a Missouri Certified Alcohol and Drug Counseling and in 2018 began Certification as a Clinical Trauma Professional. Read more

  Mark Albanese, MD
Northeast Region Director, 2024-2026
Mark Albanese, MD, is the new Medical Director of PHS. Dr. Albanese is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and brings more than thirty years of experience as a psychiatrist specializing in addiction psychiatry. He brings compassion, integrity, and administrative acumen to his understanding of physicians’ challenges. He is a longtime MMS member and has also served on the PHS Clinical Advisory Committee for more than 20 years. Most recently, Dr. Albanese was Medical Director for Addictions at Cambridge Health Alliance.  Read more





Northeast Region Director - VACANT

  Paul H. Earley, MD, DFASAM
Southeast Region Director, 2024-2026
Dr. Earley has been an Addiction Medicine Physician for 30 years. He treats all types of addictive disorders and specializes in the assessment and treatment of health care professionals. As a therapist, he works with patients already in recovery, providing long term therapy for those who suffer from this disease. His professional expertise extends to advocacy for professionals before agencies and licensing boards..Read more
  Joseph P. Jordan, PhD
Southeast Region Director, 2023-2025
Dr. Jordan is Chief Executive Officer of the North Carolina Professionals Health Program and he has over 30 years of experience working with persons experiencing substance use and mental health disorders. Prior to joining NCPHP, Dr. Jordan served as Ethics Officer... Read more
  Doris Gundersen, MD
Western Region Director, 2023-2025
Dr. Gundersen is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, Texas where she received her Medical Degree in 1989. She completed residency training in Adult Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver , Colorado in 1993. She has added qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry. Dr. Gundersen is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado. She maintains a private practice specializing in...Read more

Laura Moss, MD
Western Region Director, 2024-2026
Dr. Moss received a BS in Nursing from Washington State University and MD from University of Washington School of Medicine.  She completed psychiatry residency and addiction fellowship at the University of Washington and the Seattle VA Medical Center, and is board certified in General and Addiction Psychiatry through the ABPN...Read more

  P. Bradley Hall, MD, DFASAM
Director-at-Large, 2023-2025
Dr. Hall is a third-generation West Virginia physician originally from Clarksburg. He attended college, medical school and family practice residency at WV University. After 15 years of private practice in Bridgeport West Virginia, he became involved in the establishment of the West Virginia Medical Professionals Health Program serving as the Founding Medical Director. He currently serves as President/Executive Director of the West Virginia Society of Addiction Medicine (WVSAM). Read more 

Art Hengerer, MD
Public Member, 2023-2025
I am a graduate of Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA and the Albany Medical College. I was a resident in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at University Hospital in Syracuse, NY, and a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Boston Children’s Hospital and Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, MA. Read more