Board of Directors
Meet The Board of Directors. This team establishes broad policies and sets out strategic objectives, selects, appoints, supports and reviews the performance of the chief executive, ensures the availability of adequate financial resources for key initiatives, approves annual budgets and remains accountable for the organization's performance.
John Pagan, MD, FACS
Dr. John Pagan of Grand View Surgical Associates is a fulltime practicing and board certified general surgeon in Sellersville, Pennsylvania. After graduating with honors from the Maryland School of Medicine in 1991, he competed his post-graduate training at Albert Einstein Medical Center. Dr. Pagan has a long history of leadership in healthcare, having served as Chairman of the Pennsylvania Medical Society Board of Trustees and currently as the Speaker of the Pennsylvania Medical Society House of Delegates. Dr. Pagan continues his distinguished career in organized medicine at both the county and at the national level at the American Medical Association, and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in business administration.
Theodore Christopher, MD, FACEP
Dr. Ted Christopher is Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Jefferson University Hospitals. In addition to currently serving as the 168th President of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, Dr. Christopher is Thomas Jefferson’s first distinguished endowed Professorship in the Department of Emergency Medicine. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from Harvard University, Dr. Christopher graduated from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 1981. He completed residencies in internal medicine, at Brown University's Rhode Island Hospital, and emergency medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and became board-certified in both specialties. He is a past president of the Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine, the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and Philadelphia County Medical Society.
John Furia, MD
Dr. Furia is a fulltime practicing orthopaedic specialist, serving as a partner in Sun Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Lewisburg Pennsylvania. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Brown University, he attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and pursued his orthopaedic and arthroscopic training at the University of Rochester Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine. He is President of Pennsylvania’s Union County Medical Society, served as a board member on PAMED’s Penn Med Services Company (PMSCO) and was elected to the Pennsylvania Medical Society Board of Trustees in October of 2017. Dr. Furia has over 40 peer-reviewed publications, and has a distinguished career as a scientific speaker at many national and international healthcare conferences.
Daniel J. Glunk, MD, MHCDS
Dr. Glunk is a board certified general internal medicine physician who is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and served as President of the Pennsylvania Medical Society in 2009. He is a graduate of Wilkes University and the Hahnemann University College of Medicine. He completed his residency at University Health Center of Pittsburgh and also completed a Fellowship at Shadyside Hospital. In addition to his patient service at UPMC Susquehanna in Williamsport PA, Dr. Glunk is that organization’s Chief Quality Officer, where he has helped catalyze that organization’s recognition for service at both national and state levels. Dr. Glunk earned a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Delivery Science from Dartmouth College and sits on the Board of Directors for the PA Patient Safety Authority.
Bindukumar Kansupada MD, FACC, FCCP, MBA
Dr. Kansupada is a cardiologist living in Yardley Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from the prestigious Topiwala National Medical College, and completed his cardiology fellowship at Drexel University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and practiced for close to 40 years in multiple hospitals including Lower Bucks Hospital and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Kansupada is a widely recognized expert in lean practice management, quality control, and systems engineering to drive improved healthcare efficiency. His healthcare leadership led to his appointment to the Pennsylvania Advisory Council under Governor Corbett and State Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick. He has maintained Patron membership with the AAPI (American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin) and presently serves as a member of the Pennsylvania Board of Trustees for that organization’s International Medical Graduate Section.
Dawn Tice, RN, BSN, MBA
Ms. Tice is the Executive Director, Practice Performance & Quality at Main Line HealthCare. Ms. Tice received her formal clinical training as a registered nurse at West Chester University and completed her master’s degree in business at Eastern University. She is an accomplished leader in quality improvement, patient safety, ambulatory quality, patient-centered practice and population health management. She has worked at Penn Medicine as the patient safety officer, as a quality improvement consultant for the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physician Foundation in Harrisburg, and one of three Quality Improvement in Practice coaches supporting practice transformation for state-wide practices participating in Pennsylvania’s Chronic Care Initiative. Her expertise has led to her be a frequently sought-after speaker across the country, lending her expertise and practical approaches to topics such as implementation of patient-centered medical home, chronic care models, population health, and transitions of care.
Martin Raniowski, MPP
Mr. Raniowski is the Executive Vice President of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, where he previously served as its Senior Vice president for Policy and Programs. Mr. Raniowski is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and earned a Masters Degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Public Policy and Political Science. He has a distinguished career in healthcare policy, with experience as Policy Analyst in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, a Senior Director in the American Heart Association and as Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health.