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Welcomes 2022 Officers of the College and Board of Governors

LEXINGTON, Ky. (October 29, 2021) — AOCA is pleased to announce the 2022 Officers and Board of Governors.

"We are excited to welcome new officers, James Griffin, DO, FAOCA and Ursula Landman, DO, FAOCA,  and new governors; Grace Liu, DO, FAOCA and Michael O' Connor, DO, FAOCA  to the College's leadership. The Board and College will benefit greatly from their collective expertise, leadership and oversight at this pivotal time in our specialty." said David Ninan, DO FAOCA, President of the AOCA. "Our Board of Governors is comprised of dedicated physician anesthesiologists whose unique experiences and perspectives will support AOCA's understanding, response, and ability to engage with and support solutions to the issues facing our membership." 

2022 Board of Governors

The AOCA includes of attending physicians, residents and medical students from across the United States who have dedicated themselves to the advancement of the field of anesthesiology and pain management, as well as their careers. The American Osteopathic College of Anesthesiologists has expanded tremendously over time to become a strong and influential specialty college. The College has at its core, a focus on clinical education and professional development for physician anesthesiologists while facilitating, networking, advocating, and promoting the practice of osteopathic anesthesiology. If you have any questions, please contact the AOCA office.

David Ninan, DO, FAOCA

Riverside University Health System


Jennifer Hargrave, DO, FAOCA

Cleveland Clinic


James Griffin, DO, FAOCA

Vice President
South County Hospital

Ursula Landman, DO, FAOCA

Stony Brook Medicine

Robert Vandergraaf, DO, FAOCA

Immediate Past President
Solano Anesthesia Consultants, Inc.

Jessica Goeller, DO, FAOCA

Children's Hospital & Medical Center Omaha

Suzanne Huffnagle, DO, FAOCA

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Martin Laskey, DO, FAOCA


Cleveland Clinic/South Pointe Hospital

Grace Liu, DO, FAOCA

Kaiser Permanente


Michael O'Connor, DO, FAOCA

Cleveland Clinic

Theresa Rickelman, DO, FAOCA


Western Anesthesia Associates

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