Structure & Officers

Doctors for Change is a member-based organization with over 900 participating health care providers, students, and medical residents throughout the Houston region. Our members, Board of Directors, and Leadership Team donate countless hours to make our organization run. The Board and Leadership team work closely with committees and our staff members to accomplish all of the work that we do.

Staff, Leadership and Officers


Board of Directors

  • Donna Alexander, MBA (Finance Chair)
  • Lee Bar-Eli, MD (Vice-Chair)
  • Nancy George, OD
  • Jill Ann Jarrell, MD, MPH
  • David Kahne, JD
  • Chad Lemaire, MD, BSN
  • Judy Levison, MD, MPH
  • Mitra Misra, MD (Chair)
  • Charu Sawhney, DO, MPH (Secretary)
  • Brian C. Reed, MD

Advisory Board

  • Judy Dougherty, JD, MSW
  • Katherine King, MD, PhD


  • Claire Bocchini, MD, MS (Co-President)
  • Padma Swamy, MD, MPH (Co-President)
  • Susanna Kartye, MBA (Treasurer)
  • Alison Wong, JD (Secretary)
  • Wunmi Aibana, MD, MPH (Program Quality Officer)
  • Jamie Freeny, MPH (Director of Education)
  • Claudia Garcia (Co-Dir. Website Performance)
  • Rebecca Hetrick (Director of Recruitment)
  • Claudine Kadmon (Chair, Holiday Event)
  • Camille Keenan, MD, MPH (Director of DFC Guide)
  • Peter Kim, MD (Director of Outreach)
  • Wilson Lam, MD (Co-Dir. Legislative Advocacy)
  • Cody Miller (Program Quality Officer)
  • Casandra Quinones, MD (Director of Membership)
  • Michele Quintero, OD (Co-Dir. Website Performance)