Board Members

Board of Directors

Michelle C. LaPlaca, PhD, Chair
Georgia Institute of Technology / Emory University
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Atlanta, GA

Bamidele Oyebamiji Adeyemo, MD, Vice-Chair
Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center
Atlanta, GA

Katy H. O’Brien, PhD, CCC-SLP, Secretary
University of Georgia
Communication Sciences and Special Education
Athens, GA

David Malutinok, Treasurer
Habitat for Humanity & Caregiver
Atlanta, GA

Kelly Campbell, MEd
SGSC Chair
Cobb Co. Support Group Leader

David A. Dodson, CFP
JP Morgan Private Bank
Atlanta, GA

Patty Goolsby, COTA/L, CBIS
NeuroRestorative Georgia
Augusta, GA

Russell Gore, MD
Shepherd Center
Atlanta, GA

Bruce A. Hagen, PC
Hagen Law Firm
Decatur, GA

Gwen McKee, Co-Chair
Jolly Foundation & Caregiver
Savannah, GA

Tolu Oyesanya, PhD, RN
Shepherd Center
Atlanta, GA

Beth Ann Miller, LMSW, CBIST,
Camp BIAG Chair and Board Liaison

Walton Options
Augusta, GA

Jessica Miller, BSN
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, GA

Teresa Partain, BS
MetLife
Atlanta, GA

Steven Patterson, EdD, LAT, ATC
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA

Advisory Board

David A. Dodson, CFP, Co-Chair
JP Morgan Private Bank
Atlanta, GA

Gwen McKee, Co-Chair
Jolly Foundation & Caregiver
Savannah, GA

Dick Caillouet
Baxter International, Ret.
Atlanta, GA

Helen Gelly, MD, CEO
HyperbaRXS
Atlanta, GA

Kaveh Khajavi, MD
Shepherd Center
Atlanta, GA

Ruthann P. Lacey, PC
Elder Law Attorney
Atlanta, GA

Lance Lourie, PC
Lourie, Watkins, Change & Roll
Atlanta, GA

Shean Phelps, MD
Augusta, GA

Cory Phillips, Partner
Forge Consulting
Atlanta, GA

Mary Jo Spence
Atlanta Fine Homes
Alpharetta, GA

Representative Kevin Tanner
Georgia House of Representatives
Dawsonville, GA

David Wright, MD
Emory University
Atlanta, GA