Advisory Committee

Includes the last five past Presidents. Advises the Executive Council, functions as the Nominating and Resolutions Committees, and nominates the Margaret Hay Edwards Award recipient.

E-mail suggestions for nominations for AACE Leadership to contactaace@aaceonline.com.

 

Chair (Immediate Past President)

Kathleen Heneghan, RN, PhD, PNP-C (2023)

Kathleen Cullen Heneghan, is the Assistant Director of the Division of Education, Surgical Patient Education Program (SPEP) at the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Ms. Heneghan is responsible for the national assessment and development of patient education programs in surgery. She collaborates with surgical specialty and professional organizations to develop, implement and evaluate the surgical patient education resources including electronic, print and simulation. The Surgical Patient Education Program aims to support professionals with evidenced based education programs and empower patients with the skills and knowledge needed for full participation in care.
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Maria C. Bishop, MD, BSN (2022)
 

Dr. Bishop is Professor of Medicine, in the Department of Medicine, at the University of Arizona, and a member of The University of Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson. She is a medical oncologist, Program Director of the Section of Hematology/Oncology, and Chair of the Ethics Committee at the Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System. She specializes in neuro-oncology and end-of-life care. Her research interests are developing and evaluating cancer related curricula for predoctoral and postdoctoral students and international cancer education. Dr. Bishop is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Cancer Education.

Dr. Bishop was included on the Dean's List for Excellence in Teaching in the Clinical Sciences and is a Faculty Mentor for the Societies Program at The University of Arizona College of Medicine. Societies, a professional learning community, is a four-year longitudinal teaching and mentoring program for medical students where they learn interviewing, physical examination, and patient care skills at the patient bedside. Dr. Bishop is board-certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hospice and palliative medicine.

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Amr Soliman, MD, PhD (2021)

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Gilad Amiel, MD (2020)

Dr. Amiel has recently accepted a new position. An updated biosketch will be available soon!

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Levi Ross, PhD, CHES (2019)

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