Board of Directors

See the Governing Body of Our Nonprofit Organization

See the Governing Body of Our Nonprofit Organization

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the East Central Alabama Area Health Education is the governing body of ECAAHEC.

The members serve as volunteers and represent each county of the East Alabama region. Many are health care professionals, but also included are individuals from other professions that have an interest and dedication to increasing access to health care in the state of Alabama.


East Central Alabama AHEC Board of Directors

Dr. D'Ann Somerall, DNP, Chair

UAB School of Nursing

Rhonda Terrell-Lipscomb

Etowah County

Dr. Laura Hart, DNP

Alabama State Nurses Association

Dr. Lew Mitchell, DMD

Riverbend Dentistry

Decarlos Wright

UAB School of Dentistry

Wayne Rowe, Executive Committee

Quality of Life Health Services, Inc.

Dr. Wyvern Wallace, DNP

UAB Medical West

Dr. Kala Blakely, DNP, Vice-Chair

UAB School of Nursing

Marilyn Oden

St. Vincent's Primary Care