Board of Directors
The Foundation for Care Management is a 501c3 non-profit, tax-exempt foundation. It is governed and advised by an active distinguished board of healthcare professionals. The Foundation has offices in Vashon and Kirkland, Washington as well as Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Dana A. Burnett, M.Ed.
President / Executive Director
Salt Lake City, Utah
Dana Burnett has been in the field of CME for the past 30 years and remains passionate about offering quality education that facilitates changes in not only how practitioners practice medicine but in changing patient outcomes in transforming health. Her career spans not only medical education, but running medical practices, building a compounding pharmacy, to providing a variety of educational offerings that exemplify strong educational curriculums and resources to help providers successfully treat their patients
Kenneth P. Meyer
Asbury Park, New Jersey
Ken is the founder and principal of multiple influential interactive communications organizations: Arc Communications Inc., a cutting edge interactive marketing communications agency founded in 1987; ArcMesa Educators, a pioneering organization in online continuing professional education founded in 1996; and eCE Partners, an organization focused on the advancement of digital CE and CME programs founded in 2007.
A serial entrepreneur and visionary, Ken applies his advanced methods for interactive communication to the online educational experience. Considered a pioneer in the field of online continuing education and program development, Ken’s deep understanding of content value and distribution channels have enabled him to develop nationally recognized accredited CE and CME programs. With a keen understanding of how to leverage content to fuel ongoing revenue streams, Ken’s goal is delivering a best in class educational and user experience for every participant.
Neal Rouzier, MD
Palm Springs, California
Author, Educator and Practicing Physician, Dr. Rouzier’s passion is teaching in the continuing medical education arena. He lectures all the world on the benefits of preventive and lifestyle medicine. His lecture style exemplifies analyzing the medical literature as an evidence based approach to helping practitioners understand the how and why of what they do. Case studies and lab review help the leaners not only understand the concepts but apply them in real life situations the moment they return home. His 20 years as an educator and 29 years of Emergency Medicine experience at Queen of the Valley Hospital in West Covina, CA provides a broad background and expertise to serve on the board for the Foundation.
George O. Gey, MD
Chair of CME Committee
Vashon Island, Washington
Assistant Professor. University of Washington, Dept of Cardiology, Chair Health and Welfare Gold Card, Boeing Management Association. Associate of the American College of Cardiology, Member American College of Preventive Medicine, Member of the King County Medical Society, Member of the Washington State Medical Association, American Medical Asssociation, and American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Jeanette M. Dunn, RN, EdD, CNS
Vashon Island, Washington
Educator, consultant, medical publisher, international lecturer, and nurse entrepreneur. Dr. Dunn has authored and published books on nutrition, newsletters, and research monographs. She has been involved in education of nurses and physicians for 30 years, has lectured in 22 countries, and set up schools of nursing in six.
Jennifer Zohn, RN-BC, LMHC, MA
Jennifer Zohn is a Registered Nurse, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor and Board Certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse. She completed her PhD in Nursing at Washington State University and M.A. in Mental Health Counseling at Whitworth University. Her interests include suicide prevention and comprehensive care of individuals with psychiatric and mental health disorders. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses.
Rachelle Meenach-Ligrano, MSN, FNP-C
Rachelle Meenach-Ligrano is a registered nurse, educator, and a family nurse practitioner. Her MSN is from Gonzaga University and current clinical interests include infectious disease, barriers affecting immunization decisions, and physical activity and impact on adolescent health behaviors. She is full time faculty with Seattle University and enjoys exploring new teaching strategies and assisting her students in caring for vulnerable populations.
Roger Olsson, MD
Graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in 1975. Dr. Olsson is Board certifified in the American Board of Family Practice. He has been a family physician in the Edmonds Family Medicine Clinic. His professional interests include electrotherapy rehabilitation and voice recognition for computerized offices and clinics.
Peter Kudenchuk, MD, FACP, FACC
Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Washington. Dr Kudenchuk is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Critical Care Medicine, and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. He has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching and clinical practice, and recognition as being among the “Best Doctors” in Seattle and in America. His research interests pertain to resuscitation from cardiac arrest, and cardiac electrophysiology.
Kasra Pournadeali, ND
Dr. Kasra Pournadeali (pour-na-deli) is Founder, Director, and a practicing doctor of the Northwest Center for Optimal Health, an accredited, primary care residency training facility in Washington State. He has been a provider since 1992, and is a graduate of Oklahoma and Bastyr University where he served as faculty for Cardiology and Practice Management for over a decade. Dr. Pournadeali has made over a thousand radio and television appearances, and published hundreds of articles in the professional and lay press. He has been repeatedly elected President of his profession regionally and nationally where his administrations accomplished multiple legislative and administrative successes. He enjoys the politics of medicine, teaching, private practice, car hunting, tinkering in his garage, and spending time with his family. Hear his radio talk show Sound Living with the Doctors, Thursdays at 4PST on FM 90.7 (in Western Washington) or at kser.org. For more information about his practice, please visit www.ncoh.net or www.facebook.com/naturalmedicinedoctors
Barbara Beeson, RN, PA-C
Physician Assistant with National Board Certification since graduating from the University of Washington, MEDEX Northwest Physician Assistant Program, in Seattle, Washington in 1988. Presently working in a Primary Care Facility for Group Health Permanente in Family Medicine and Urgent Care. Barbara holds AAPA, WAPA membership.
Matt Layton, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Layton is the Program Director for the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Residency Training Program – Spokane Track. He received a M.D. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Kansas University Medical Center. Currently, he is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Washington State University WWAMI (Washington-Wyoming-Alaska-Montana-Idaho) Medical Education Program. Dr. Layton is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Nicholas David Wyatt, PharmD
Dr. Wyatt is currently a clinical pharmacy manager practicing at Harrison Medical Center. Prior to starting his doctoral studies at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, Dr. Wyatt spent eight years in the United States Navy-Submarine Force as a Missile Technician managing the worlds’ largest strategic weapons systems. Dr. Wyatt consistently works to the highest of professional standards and is dedicated to advancing the practice of pharmacy patient care. Dr. Wyatt thrives on challenges and actively participates in multiple facets of pharmacy practice.
Lisa Anne Chamberlain, PharmD
Dr. Chamberlain is a Pharmacist and CCU Clinical Team Leader at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Washington State University and has specialized in Critical Care Pharmacy since 2005.