Board of Directors

The GAME Executive Committee


President

Dale Kummerle, PharmD (USA)

Director, Medical Education

Bristol-Myers Squibb


President-Elect

TBD


Treasurer

Lisa Sullivan (Australia)

In Vivo Communications


Secretary
Celine Carrera (France)
European Heart House
European Society of Cardiology

Membership Committee Chair

Vaibhav Srivastava (India)

Director

Insignia Communications Pvt Ltd.


Communications Committee Chair

Sherlyn Celone-Arnold (USA)

Founder and CEO

Integrated Learning Partners


Meetings/Education Committee Chair

Alvaro Margolis, MD, MS (Uruguay)
President and CEO
EviMed Corp

Nominating Committee Chair
Celine Carrera (France)
European Heart House
European Society of Cardiology





GAME Founder and Board Member Emeritus


Lewis Miller, MS, CCMEP (USA)
Principal
WentzMiller Global Services


The GAME Board of Directors


Celeste Kolanko (United Kingdom)

Liberum IME


Dean Beals (USA)

DKB Med


Gita Ashok Raj (UAE)

Gulf Medical University


Gretchen Keefer (USA)
Study Coordinator
OPTImize


Laura Magallan (Argentina)

Hospital Italiano – Buenos Aires


Matthew Frese (USA)

Med Learning Group


Miriam Uhlmann (Switzerland)

AO Foundation


Suzanne Murray (Canada)

AXDEV Group


Thomas Kellner, MD (Germany)

Director - Medical Education 

UCB Pharmaceuticals

Trudie E. Roberts, PhD, FRCP, FHEA (UK)
Director, Leeds Institute of Medical Education
President, Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)

Zhimin Jia, MD (China)

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Southern Medical University


Here are the biographies for our current Board of Directors


Lewis Miller, MS, CHCP


Lew Miller, emeritus board member, is founder of GAME and of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions. He was recipient this year of the newly designated MIllerWentz Lifetime Achievement Award of the Alliance. As cofounder of WentzMiller Global Services, he consults with medical specialty societies, medical education companies and pharmaceutical companies in North America, Europe and Asia. Previously, he collaborated with the division of CME at U Penn School of Medicine to design and produce a web-based CME series for primary care physicians, their staffs and their patients to improve care of patients with or at high risk of chronic diseases. Earlier in his history, he founded and edited Patient Care, a clinical journal for primary care physicians that was published successfully in the US, Latin America, Europe and Australia/New Zealand. He also created and marketed a line of medical record systems designed to reduce errors of omission and commission in maternal/newborn care and primary care office practice. He holds degrees from Princeton and Columbia Universities.


Dale R. Kummerle, Pharm.D.



Dr. Dale Kummerle is a Pharmacist and has been involved in education his entire career, from his time as a NovaSoutheastern University Assistant professor, to educating Healthcare professionals and Patients as a Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Medical Science Liaison, to his current role as BMS Department Lead for Medical Education.  He has 4 years of international business experience in Europe and the Middle East, building and managing a team of medical scientists across 14 countries.  Dale’s lifelong passion for learning and teaching has provided him with opportunities to lecture internationally, including North America, Europe, China, and Japan, and including presentations at CBI, EU CME Forum, The Alliance for Continuing Education of Healthcare Professionals and the Global Alliance for Medical Education conferences.


During Dale's career, he has gravitated towards professional association involvement, including a national position with the American Pharmaceutical Association, Committee participation with the Florida Pharmacists Association, president of the Broward County Pharmacists Association, and now as President-elect of the Global Alliance for Medical Education.


Lisa Sullivan, BBus (Marketing); MPhil


A veteran of the global pharmaceutical and medical communications industry, Lisa Sullivan is the founder and Group Managing Director of In Vivo Communications, an Australasian medical communications agency established in Sydney in 1996 and Singapore in 1999. In 2014, Lisa established In Vivo Academy Limited, an Australian registered not-for-profit education charity dedicated to the development and deployment of independent, accredited education across the Australasian region.


With more than 30 years of direct industry experience, Lisa has fostered and galvanized her reputation as a senior executive with proven leadership credentials and strategic insight. She is accredited by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners as a provider of Quality Improvement and Continuing Professional Development (QI&CPD), where she has been instrumental in the development and delivery of numerous accredited programmes to Australian GPs, nurses and pharmacists both face to face and online.


While continuing to work across an enormous geographical area, Lisa has recently defended her Masters of Philosophy at the University of Queensland, Australia, evaluating the effectiveness of online, face-to-face and blended learning in the delivery of CME/CPD to health care professionals



Sherlyn Celone-Arnold


Sherlyn Celone-Arnold, CEO of Integrated Learning Partners, LLC., has had a 23-year career in healthcare. In August 2009, Sherlyn founded Integrated Learning Partners (ILP), a boutique consulting firm that specializes in quality improvement.  coaching; continuing medical education strategy, research, and programming; patient education and engagement; eLearning solutions; and management consulting.  Sherlyn has hands-on experience leading the design and implementation of system-wide quality and performance improvement initiatives that positively impact practice transformation. She also is responsible for leading collaborative teams and directing enterprise-wide knowledge and customer relationship management solutions for major pharmaceutical throughout the US.

She has worked in the United States and internationally, holding senior management positions with major pharmaceutical and medical education companies, as well as with specialty medical centers. She has also provided consulting services to these organizations and specialty medical societies. Within Pharma, Sherlyn honed her skill working in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Medical Affairs, Clinical Communications, and Strategic Operations divisions, and has excelled in management tracks at Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Purdue Pharma, and Boehringer Ingelheim.  A seasoned leader and strategic thinker, she has pioneered innovative education solutions for providers and patients in the US, Europe, and Asia.  Sherlyn obtained a BA in Business Management and Marketing from Mercyhurst University.



Professor Trudie E Roberts BSc, MBChB, PhD, FRCP(Lond), FRCPGlas, FHEA, HonFAoME, FAMEE, NTF – Director of Medical Education (University of Leeds)



Professor Trudie Roberts is responsible for leadership and scholarship in medical education in the University of Leeds and internationally with the Association for the Study of Medical Education in Europe. Professor Roberts graduated from Manchester with a degree in Medicine and a BSc in Anatomy. She undertook her early medical training in Manchester and subsequent research in Manchester and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. In 1995 she was appointed Senior Lecturer in Transplant Immunology at the University of Manchester. In 2000 she was appointed Professor of Medical Education at the University of Leeds. Professor Roberts was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2006. In 2009 she was appointed Director of the Leeds Institute of Medical Education. Professor Roberts was a council member of the General Medical Council from 2009 until 2012 and Chair of the Association for the Study of Medical Education until July 2013. She was a council member and Censor for the Royal College of Physicians of London until 2015. In September 2013 she took over as President of the Association for Medical Education in Europe. Professor Roberts was awarded the 2017 Asia Pacific Conference MILES Award for her contributions to medical education and academic medicine. Professor Roberts’ main research interests and expertise are in the areas of assessment of competence, professionalism, and transitions in training and education.



Zhimin Jia, M.B.B.S, M.D. PhD



Zhimin Jia is the co-founder of the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Southern Medical University (SMU), which is a key medical university in China.  Dr. Jia is a trained clinical physician and now is the deputy dean of the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of SMU.  He is very knowledgable on medical education and also an excellent practitioner, who has won the First Prize of Excellent Teaching Achievements and the First Prize of Teaching Administration Excellence of SMU respectively.  More prominently, he has accumulated abundant international education experiences at the University of Tokyo as a Sasakawa Fellow in 2007, and in Philadelphia as a FAIMER INSTITUTE fellow in 2010, etc.  With his continuous effort, a pioneer international joint program, the SMU-FAIMER Regional Institute, has been successfully founded at SMU to enhance international medical education in Southeast Asia and all around China, with the aim to improve continuing professional development (CPD) in a more international context. As Deputy Director of Committee of Pharmacy Administration of Guangdong Province, Standing Committee Member of Teaching Committee for Overseas Medical Students, Chinese Pharmacological Society, and also member of Chinese Pharmacological Society, Jia is always quite active in the field of drug development and pharmaceutical regulatory affairs, keeping relatively strong connections with some pharmacy industries, and overseeing several curriculum for pharmacy students.  By joining GAME, Dr. Jia is very pleased to hone his international abilities and infuse more global elements into his health education practice.



Alvaro Margolis, MD, MS



Dr. Margolis is an internist from Uruguay with a Master's degree in Biomedical Informatics from the University of Utah (USA). He has held academic positions in Internal Medicine, in Continuing Medical Education and in Biomedical Informatics at the Schools of Medicine and Engineering, Universidad de la República, Uruguay.



Dr. Margolis is Board Member of the Global Alliance for Medical Education (GAME), Associate Editor of Applied Clinical Informatics, an official IMIA Journal, Member of the Advisory Committee of 2016 CME Congress (California, USA). He has been Vice President for Medinfos of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), President of the Federation of Health Informatics Societies in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Vice-President for the region of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA). He is the President and CEO of EviMed, a CME company that works across Latin America.



Vaibhav Srivastava, M. Pharm, PGDBA



Vaibhav, is the Founder Director of Insignia Communications Pvt. Ltd., based at Mumbai, India. For the past 7 years, he has been instrumental in creating a strong Indian CME ecosystem in India and is involved in creating an Indian CME forum platform under GAME India Regional Conference.

 

Vaibhav currently serves as the Board of Directors for the Global Alliance for Medical Education (GAME) and Program Director for GAME India Regional Conference. He is also nominated as a Board Member of Journal of European CME (JECME). As an Active Member of GAME, he has participated in last 6 GAME annual conferences as Faculty and Panelist to bring Indian CME challenges and update to global CME community. He has also been involved in publishing research articles as well as conference reports in JECME.

 

As a Founder Director of Insignia Communications Pvt. Ltd., he is involved in various medical education projects in India and his company is a leader in CME domain in providing Independent and Continuous Medical Education in India with or without collaboration with Indian and International CME partners.

 

Vaibhav received his postgraduate degree in pharmacy as well as in management. He is serving Indian Healthcare Industry for more than 21 years and lives in Mumbai with his wife (Professor in Pharmacy College) and daughter (13 year old studying in class VII), while his son is pursuing engineering in Biotechnology from MIT, India



Prof. Gita Ashok Raj MBBS, MD, MNAMS



Prof. Gita Ashok Raj, the Provost of the Gulf Medical University began her career as a faculty in the Department of Pathology, University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, India from 1973 to 1984. She completed her MD in Pathology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India in 1979 and was awarded Membership of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (India) in Morbid Anatomy and Histology in 1981. 


Prof. Gita Ashok Raj moved on to become the Head of the CIO Research Laboratory of the Central Institute of Orthopedics, Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India from 1984 to 2003. During this period she was deputed by the Government of India to the B.P.Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal where she served in the capacities of Professor and Head, Department of Pathology; Head, Pathology Section, Central Laboratory Services, BPKIHS Hospital; and Program Coordinator of the Integrated MBBS Phase I Program from 1993 to 1998. She was next deputed to the Gulf Medical College, Ajman, UAE, to head the Department of Pathology in 2000 and helped to establish the Medical Education Unit as the Chairperson. She rose to become the Associate Dean (Academics) in 2002 and the Dean of the Gulf Medical College in 2007. 


Prof. Gita Ashok Raj is now the Provost of the Gulf Medical University since July 2008. As the Chief Academic Officer of the University she brings to the position her knowledge and experience as an academician, researcher, administrator and histopathologist gained over a span of 43 years of her medical career. She has published extensively and authored chapters in the field of orthopedic pathology and medical education.



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