At the 2019 Annual Business Meeting on 4 December during the Annual Meeting, the AMSUS membership elected three new Board Members who will serve a three-year term from 2020 – 2022.
BG Don Bradshaw, MC, USA (Ret) is a Senior Physician Advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton. He is an accomplished physician executive with over 35 years of experience leading complex healthcare organizations, professional teams, and clinical operations.
BG Rich Ursone, MS, USA (Ret) with nearly thirty-three years of military service. He previously worked for Bearing Point and Deloitte Consulting before retiring from the private sector in 2014. He currently serves as an Executive Mentor/Consultant on a part-time basis for the Army Office of the Surgeon General and on various Army Medical Command activities.
Mr. Kenneth Wong is a principal in NavPac Advisors LLC, which assists US entities through the complexities of developing strategies and building working relationships in China. On April 19, 2017, Mr. Wong was appointed as a Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army. In this role, Mr. Wong is a liaison between the Office of the Secretary of the Army and the citizens of the United States.
At the Board of Directors meeting on 6 December 2019, the board elected MG Philip Volpe to the position of Chair.
MG Philip Volpe, MC USA (Ret) has served on the AMSUS Board since January 2019. Volpe retired from the United States Army after 30 years of service. His final duty assignment was as the Commanding General at the Army Medical Department Center and School in San Antonio, Texas, where he led and managed education, training and doctrine development for all of Army Medicine. He now teaches at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, and is a healthcare and leadership consultant, team builder and motivational speaker. Volpe’s past participation on the Board of Directors and support of Executive Director/CEO John Cho’s plan to strengthen the organization and upgrade its digital presence ensures continuity as AMSUS continues its plans to grow.
Photo: MG Philip Volpe, MC, USA (Ret), 2020 Chair, AMSUS Board of Directors