BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors is the principal policy-making body of the Foundation of the AAGL. Responsible for managing the affairs and strategic direction of the organization, the Board also oversees the investment policy and ascertains that contributions are allocated in accordance with donor agreements.

PRESIDENT

John A. Sunyecz, MD, FACOG, CCD

I help with strategic planning and provide guidance on the philanthropic efforts of the AAGL Foundation.

VICE-PRESIDENT

Charles E. Miller, MD, FACOG

The AAGL must support the surgical innovation and academic pursuit of all AAGL members, whether it be from the university, the large medical group or the individual surgeon whose forward thinking has historically been the backbone of MIGS.

SECRETARY TREASURER

Vadim V. Morozov, MD, FACOG, FACS

I am passionate to continue the legacy of the AAGL, seeking and providing support for development of new technology, merit-based research and education. I am striving to provide the Foundation of the AGGL with means necessary to achieve those goals

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Shanti I. Mohling, MD, FACOG

I translate the concept of mission into a culture of excellence to support the advancement of minimally invasive gynecology.

BOARD MEMBER

Shannon Cohn, JD

I guide outreach to other organizations, industry partners, and AAGL members for support of the Foundation’s mission.

BOARD MEMBER

Thomas L. Lyons, MD, MS

My goal with the foundation is to provide a clinical creative perspective to the foundation’s activities both academically and philanthropically.

BOARD MEMBER

Javier F. Magrina, MD

The Foundation plays a major role to stimulate, support, and expand the immense talent within AAGL. Financial growth of the Foundation translates into AAGL research which translates into advancement of the surgical sciences and improved patient care. We are here for our patients.

BOARD MEMBER

Gaby Moawad, MD, FACOG

The AAGL foundation can help bridge the gap between continents and countries to impact global healthcare, advocate for patients and their access to care and truly elevate gynecologic surgery. My role is to attract and enhance relationships with the most qualified healthcare professionals to become a model organization for global promotion and advanced surgical healthcare services.

BOARD MEMBER

Iris Kerin Orbuch, MD

I am passionate about continuing the legacy of the AAGL while raising awareness about endometriosis and advancing minimally invasive surgery worldwide.

BOARD MEMBER

Lori L. Warren, MD, FACOG, FPMRS

It is an honor for me to serve on the AAGL Foundation Board, and as an advocate for women’s health, I strive to inspire and support quality care, education, and better access for minimally invasive surgery.

BOARD MEMBER

Wendy K. Winer, RN, BSN, CNOR, RNFA

It is with great enthusiasm and passion that I join the Board of the AAGL Foundation. I look forward to expanding mentorship, education, research, technology and leadership in conjunction with advancements for women around the world in minimally invasive surgery.

BOARD MEMBER

Linda Michels

As the Executive Director of the AAGL I create a bridge of consistency and historical knowledge between the the AAGL and the Foundation of the AAGL.