namss fellow designation

The 2019 application for NAMSS Fellow Designation is now open! 

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The NAMSS Fellow Designation is the pinnacle of achievement and acknowledgment for the Medical Services Professional (MSP), recognizing a career MSP who has made outstanding contributions to the profession through service as a leader, mentor, and educator. The Fellow designation signifies the recognition of knowledge along with service to the organization, NAMSS, and advancement of the profession. NAMSS is pleased to announce that the following members have been awarded with the NAMSS Fellow Designation (FMSP).    

2018 Fellows

  • Dr. Mary Baker, DHA, CPMSM, CPCS, FMSP, Principal/President, Medical Staff Plus Consulting, LLC
  • Bonnie Gutierrez, BHA, CPMSM, CPCS, FMSP, System Director Medical Staff Services, Centura Health
  • Julie Hatley, BS, CPMSM, CPCS, FMSP, Director of Medical Staff Services, Parkland Medical Center
  • Lorrie Paulus, CPMSM, CPCS, FMSP, Regional Director, Credentials & Medical Staff Affairs, Mercy Health
  • Deborah Potter, CPMSM,CPCS, FMSP, Manager, Medical Staff Services, LewisGale Hospital Montgomery
  • Julie Simmons, CPCS, CPMSM, FMSP, Manager, Medical Staff Services, Mercy Health-West Hospital
  • Caroline Strickland, MBA-HCA, CPCS, CPMSM, FMSP, Sr Director, Northeast Region Privileging, Verification & Licensing, Jackson & Coker Locum Tenens
  • Michelle Stultz  RN, CPMSM, CPCS, FMSP, Senior Director, Medical Staff Services, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
  • Heidi Thompson, MBA, CPMSM, CPCS, FMSP, System Director of Medical Staff Services, St. Luke's Health System
  • Melissa Walters, MHA, CPMSM, CPCS, MSOW-C, FMSP, Senior Director, Centralized Credentialing, Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation
  • L. Yvonne Warbington, CPCS, CPMSM, FMSP, Manager, Medical Staff Services, Memorial University Medical Center
  • Aimee Woolley-Randall, BA, CPCS, CPMSM, MHA, FMSP, System Director Medical Staff Services, Centura Health


2017 and 2016 Fellows

  • Sharon F. Beckley, CPCS, CPMSM, FMSPADME/Director, Medical Staff Services, Wellington Regional Medical Center 
  • Georganna Biggins, CPCS, CPMSMFMSP, Director, Medical Staff Services, Seattle Children's Hospital 
  • Roxanne Chamberlain, MBA, FACHE, CPMSM, CPCS, FMSP, Director of Medical Staff Services, Baystate Health System
  • Karen Claxton, CPCS, CPMSMFMSP, Manager, Medical Staff Operations, Meadows Regional Medical Center, Inc. 
  • Kate Conklin, CPCS, CPMSMFMSP, Senior Vice President, Professional Affairs and Ethics & Compliance Officer, Denton Regional Medical Center 
  • Sheryl Davis, CPCS, CPMSMFMSP, Director, Medical Affairs and Education, Overland Park Regional Medical Center 
  • Renee Aird Dengler, CPCS, CPMSMFMSP, Consultant, Self & Morrisey Associates
  • Jerri Dufour, CPCS, CPMSMFMSP, Medical Staff Resource Manager, HealthSouth Corporate 
  • Rebecca Findley, CPCS, CPMSMFMSP, Manager - Medical Staff Services, Wesley Medical Center 
  • Diana Hall, CPCS, CPMSMFMSP, Manager, Compliance & Quality Improvement, CREDENT Verification & Licensing Services
  • Geneva Harris, CPCS, CPMSMFMSP, Clinical Affairs Operations Director, University of California Davis Medical Center 
  • Sharon Humphreys, BA, CPMSM, CPCS, FMSP, Senior Director, Novant Health Credentialing, Novant Health
  • Ruth Jackson, CPCS, CPMSMFMSP, Director, Professional Staff Services, Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters 
  • Barbara LeGault, CPCS, CPMSM, MSFMSP Director, Medical Staff Services & Credentialing, UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital
  • Kathleen Matzka, CPCS, CPMSMFMSP, Consultant/Speaker, Kathy Matzka, CPMSM, CPCS, LLC 
  • Patricia McCurdy, CPCS, CPMSMFMSP, Director Medical Staff Services, Princeton HealthCare System 
  • Gina Mortensen, BS, CPMSM, CPCS, RHIT, FMSP, Medical Staff Services Manager, East Morgan County Hospital
  • Charles "Chip" Petersen, CPMSM, CPCS, FMSP, President/Consultant, The PETERSEN Group
  • Faith Rhoades, CPCS, CPMSM, FMSP, Director of Medical Staff Services, Huntsville Hospital 
  • Constance E. Riedel, CPCS, CPMSM, FMSP, Regional Director, Medical Staff Services and Centralized Credentialing Office, Mercy Health North LLC 
  • Amy Wade, CPCS, CPMSM, FMSP, Administrative Director, Medical Staff Services and Human Resources, Community Hospital