Board of Directors
David G. Bonnet, M.D.
Chairman of the Board
Elected to SPA Board, 1993-1996; 2000 to Present
Chairman of the Board, 2015 to Present
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 1976
Board certified, Family Practice
Christopher S. Abel, M.D..
President, CEO and Treasurer
Elected to the SPA Board, 2004
President, CEO and Treasurer, 2015 to Present
Chairman, 2012 to 2015
Vice President, 2009 to 2012
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1995
Board certified, Pediatrics
Traci K. Radford, M.D.
Vice President
Elected to SPA Board, 2002
Vice President, 2006 to 2009; 2012 to Present
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1992
Board certified, Internal Medicine
David L. Luterman, M.D., F.C.C.P.
Secretary
Elected to the SPA Board, 2004
Secretary, 2015 to Present
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1970
Board certified, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
Stuart F. Owen, M.D., F.A.C.P
Chairman, Credentials Committee
Elected to SPA Board, 1998
Chairman, SPA Peer Review and Credentials Committee, 2001 to Present
University of Michigan Medical School, 1977
Board certified, Internal Medicine
Terry K. Gemas, M.D.
Elected to SPA Board, 2012
University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 1995
Board certified, Orthopaedic Surgery
J. Scott Hassell, M.D.
Elected to SPA Board, 2006
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1984
Board certified, Urology
Paul B. Payne, M.D.
Appointed to SPA Board, 2012
Texas Tech University School of Medicine, 1980
Board certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
M. Todd Ruk, M.D.
Appointed to SPA Board, 2015
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1996
Board certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology