Jack Bovender, Jr.

Jack Bovender, Jr. A 40-year veteran of the health care industry, Jack O. Bovender, Jr. began his hospital administrative career in 1969 as a lieutenant in the United States Navy stationed at the Naval Regional Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia. Later, Mr....

Stanley Cohen, Ph.D.

Stanley Cohen, Ph.D. Dr. Stanley Cohen served as Professor of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University for 41 years where he was responsible for the mentorship and education of many graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and fellow faculty members. Dr. Cohen received...

Henry W. Foster, Jr. M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Henry W. Foster, Jr. M.D., F.A.C.O.G. An Arkansas native, Dr. Henry Foster graduated valedictorian of his high school class, earned a BS from Morehouse College in Atlanta and received his M.D. from the University of Arkansas in 1958 where he was the only African...

Frank S. Groner, LL.D.

Frank S. Groner, LL.D. Born in Texas, Dr. Frank Groner graduated from Baylor University in 1934 and began a legendary 46-year career as a health care executive beginning as the CEO of Southern Baptist Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. He then assumed the leadership...

Paul E. Stanton, M.D.

Paul E. Stanton, M.D. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Paul Stanton, Jr. graduated with his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Emory University in 1965. Shortly after, he earned his M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia. With an internship, residency and fellowship...

Colleen Conway Welch, Ph.D., C.N.M., F.A.A.N., F.A.C.N.M.

Colleen Conway Welch, Ph.D., C.N.M., F.A.A.N., F.A.C.N.M. Born in Iowa, Colleen Conway Welch attended Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and received her BSN in 1965. She went on to receive her MSN from the Catholic University of America and her nurse midwifery...