Community Engagement Board

The Community Engagement Boards provides guidance and direction to the UNLV School of Medicine staff. It consists of community leaders representing development, gaming, health care, education and business sectors.

  • Ikram Khan, MD, Chair, Community Engagement Board; president, Quality Care Consultants LLC
  • K. Warren Volker, MD, Ph.D., Vice Chair, Community Advisory Board, Chairman and CEO, WellHealth Quality Care
  • Tony Alamo, MD, Alamo Medical Clinic founder; Chairman, Nevada Gaming Control Board
  • Amir Bacchus, MD, CMO, P3 Health Group
  • Bobbette Bond, Public Policy Director, Culinary Health Fund
  • Joan Brookhyser, MD, former CMO, University Medical Center
  • Michael Brown, executive director & VP of corporate affairs, Barrick Gold
  • Jeffrey Cummings, MD, director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
  • Mark Doubrava, MD, Eye Care for Nevada, Regent, NSHE Regent
  • Michael Edwards, MD, plastic and reconstructive surgeon, president, Clark County Medical Society
  • William Evans, MD, pediatric cardiologist; founder and co-director, Children’s Heart Center Nevada
  • Mark Fine, CEO, Mark Fine and Associates
  • Yolanda Flores, MD, MS, MMM,FACP, internal medicine, medical director CarePlus/Family Home Care, Southwest Medical Associates
  • Renee Franklin, UMC Governing Board Member
  • Doug Geinzer, CEO, Las Vegas Heals
  • Constantine George, MD, Southern Nevada Internal Medicine/Pediatrics; Hygeia Health and Wellness
  • Carolyn Goodman, Mayor City of Las Vegas
  • Shelley Gitomer, vice-president of philanthropy and community engagement, MGM Resorts International
  • Andy Hafen, Mayor City of Henderson
  • Harry Hagerty, president and CFO, Sightline Payments
  • Brian Iriye, MD, managing partner, High Risk Pregnancy Center executive board member of the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Florence Jameson, MD, founder and CEO, Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada
  • Gard Jameson, CPA, philanthropist, author and professor, UNLV
  • Peggy W. Kearns, MS,FACHE, medical center director, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System
  • Ramu Komanduri, MD, chief of staff, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System
  • Andy Kuniyuki, Ph.D., dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nevada State College
  • Bruce Layne, president, Layne Investment Partners & Publishing
  • John Lee, Mayor North Las Vegas
  • Brian Lauzon, President/CEO at Lauzon & Assoc.
  • Anthony Marlon, MD, founder of Sierra Health Services; president, Gemini Investment Holdings
  • Gary Marrone, MD, JD, medical legal consultant
  • Dianne Mazzu, MD, chief, department of radiology at UMC; Desert Radiologists
  • Robert McBeath, MD, president/CEO, Southwest Medical Associates
  • Jerrie Merritt, Sr. vice president, community development manager, Bank of Nevada
  • Bennett Mitchell, MD, family physician; 100 Black Men of Las Vegas
  • Julie Murray, CEO and principal of Moonridge Group Philanthropy Catalysts
  • Abraham Jim Nagy, MD, neurologist, Dignity Health System
  • Rachakonda Prabhu, MD, founder, Red Rock Medical Group
  • Ray Rawson, DDS, Rawson Dental Services, former legislator
  • Rajesh Shrotriya, MD, CEO, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals
  • Kathy Silver, president, Culinary Health Fund
  • Don Snyder, former president UNLV
  • Nick Spirtos, MD, medical director, Women’s Cancer Center of Nevada
  • Lois Tarkanian, Ph.D., Las Vegas City Councilwoman
  • Javier Trujillo, Director of Public Affairs, City of Henderson
  • Jim Zeiter, managing partner, Insight Investment Partners

FY 2018 Community Engagement Board Annual Giving Campaign