Advisory Board

Dale Alverson, MD

Dale Alverson

University of New Mexico

Dr. Alverson is Professor Emeritus and Regents Professor at the University of New Mexico where he is the Medical Director of the Center for Telehealth involved in the planning, implementation, research and evaluation of Telemedicine systems for New Mexico, as well as nationally and internationally.

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Tony M. Astorga

Tony M. Astorga

CPA., Advisory Board Member

Mr. Astorga retired in 2011 from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona where he served as the Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer since 1988 and as the Chief Business Development Officer since 2010. He also held the position as President of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mexico from 1994-1999.

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David Bank, MD MBA

David Bank

MD MBA, Advisory Board Member

Dr. Bank is physician executive trained and boarded in the field of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. A graduate of Columbia College, Columbia College for Physicians and Surgeons, and the WP Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, Dr Bank spent the early part of his career building successful clinical, academic and trauma programs in the field of Pediatric Emergency Medicine serving as the Medical Director at Weill Cornell –NY Presbyterian Hospital and Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

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Thomas P. Bostick

PhD, PE, NAE – Senior Vice President, Environment Sector

Lieutenant General (Ret) Thomas P. Bostick is a 1978 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and holds Master of Science Degrees in both Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and a PhD in Systems Engineering from George Washington University. He currently serves as the Senior Vice President of the Environment Sector at Intrexon, a leader in the engineering and industrialization of biology to improve the quality of life and health of the planet.

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John Burke

John J. Burke

Advisory Board Member

Throughout his career, John Burke, of Burke Consulting, has been a business builder, investor and strategist. With an MA in psychology, his career has included international consulting in the development and strategic positioning services for vendors of Employer Assistance Programs, (EAP) work/life, and general and behavioral health services .

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Ciottone

Gregory R. Ciottone

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Ciottone is a U.S. board certified Emergency Physician with more than 25 years experience in academic, clinical, and global Emergency Medicine. He is an internationally recognized expert in Disaster Medicine, and has served as a consultant in more than 30 countries around the world.

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Marc O. Griofa

MD, Advisory Board Member

Dr. Marc O Griofareceived his medical degree from University College Dublin and his PhD in biomedical engineering from the University of Limerick and is a Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine. He is currently a chief medical and technology officer pioneering advancements in medical technology telemedicine and telomere research for various applications.

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Chuck

Chuck Hartung

Advisory Board Member

Chuck recently completed a 30-plus year career in the United States Navy. During his career, he has had a wide variety of clinical and leadership experiences in both inpatient and outpatient healthcare settings. These included various roles at the White House during the last four Presidential Administrations. He most recently served as the Director of the White House Medical Unit.

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Phil Johnson

Phil Johnson

MD, Advisory Board Member

The son of American missionaries, Doctor Phil Johnson spent his childhood in the Himalayan Mountains and Sindh deserts of Pakistan where his parents focused on providing education, rural development and healthcare. His interest in healthcare grew from there and led to him pursuing a degree in medicine, which he received from Northwestern University.

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Bill Lewis

Bill Lewis

MD, MBA, Chief Medical Advisor

As an expert in the field of occupational medicine, urgent care, telemedicine and utilization review, Dr. Lewis brings more than 30 years experience as both a physician and health care executive. 

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Ricardo Martinez

Ricardo Martinez

Chief Medical Advisor, Adeptus Health

Dr. Martinez is Chief Medical Officer for Adeptus Health, where he leads quality, safety, clinical operations and physician leadership efforts for freestanding EDs, hospital-satellite ED, and hospitals across multiple states. Dr. Martinez is a nationally recognized board-certified emergency physician and has practiced emergency medicine clinically for more than 30 years, and held senior roles in business, academia, and the federal government.

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Wayne Olan

MD, Advisory Board Member

Wayne J. Olan, MD is board-certified in Radiology, and currently serves as the Director of Interventional and Endovascular Neurosurgery, Co-Director of the Endovascular Stroke Program and an associate professor of NeuroSurgery and Radiology at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. He completed his training in Radiology and fellowship training in Neuroradiology with subspecialty training in Interventional Neuroradiology. 

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Ronald Poropatich

Ronald K. Poropatich

MD, MS

Dr. Ronald Poropatich is the Executive Director of the Center for Military Medicine Research, Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and serves as a Senior Advisor for Telemedicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

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Phillip Joseph Silberberg

Phillip Joseph Silberberg

MD, Advisory Board Member

Dr. Silberberg is presently a Staff Radiologist at Omaha Childrens Hospital, Omaha, NE. He has served as a Clinical Associate Professor-Radiology at Creighton University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Silberberg has also been an Associate Professor at Doernbecher Childrens Hospital and Oregon Health Sciences University for over nine years.

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Ronald S. Weinstein, M.D.

Ronald S. Weinstein, MD: 1938-2021

In Memoriam

We honor GlobalMed Advisory Board Member Dr. Ronald S. Weinstein, who passed away December of 2021. Dr. Weinstein was a Massachusetts General Hospital-trained pathologist who participated in some of the earliest telemedicine cases and co-founded the Arizona Telemedicine Program, ATP. He was a professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson and an accomplished author.

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