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Florida Gastroenterological Society

Leadership

FGS LEADERSHIP

The FGS leadership consist of physicians who specialize in gastroenterology. These individuals are experts in their fields within the state of Florida. The FGS leadership works consistently to provide direction and purpose for the association in order to provide the highest value to the members.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

53rd Florida Gastroenterologic Society President, Dr. Michael Wallace

PRESIDENT - Michael B. Wallace, M.D.

PRESIDENT-ELECT - Dennis Collins, M.D.

Headshot of Dr. Alison Schneider

SECRETARY - Alison Schneider, M.D.

TREASURER - Jose Nieto, D.O.

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT - Ben Pineau, M.D.

SECOND PAST PRESIDENT - Gerardo Lanes, M.D.

SPECIAL COMMITTEES

Delegates to FMA
JODIE BARKIN, M.D.
DAVID J. BECKER, M.D.
ASHLEY CANIPE, M.D.
PUSHPAK TAUNK, M.D.

Legal Council
CHRIS NULAND, ESQ.

Medicare Representative
HENRY LEVINE, M.D.

Academic Affairs Committee
MARIA T. ABREU, M.D.
SAMI ACHEM, M.D.
PATRICK G. BRADY, M.D.
ROGER CHARLES, M.D.
CHRIS FORSMARK, M.D.
ROBERT GOLDBERG, M.D. 
H. JUERGEN NORD, M.D.
HERBERT C. WOLFSEN, M.D.

Membership Committee
DAVID J. BECKER, M.D.
ROBERT GOLDBERG, M.D.
EVELYN R. KESSEL, M.D.

Communications
DONALD GEORGE, M.D.
JUERGEN NORD, M.D.

Society Historian
JAMES H. JOHNSON, M.D.

Legislative Liaison
DAVID J. BECKER, M.D.

Liaison to Florida Board of Medicine
CHRIS NULAND, ESQ.

Digestive Disease National Coalition Representative
JAMES H. DEGEROME, M.D.