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Advisory Board Members

Surgical Assisting
Advisory Board Members
2020 - 2021

Advisory Board

Medical Director

Dr. Kwame Ennin, M.D.


Laurie Ham, BSN, RN
Clinical Educator Perioperative Services Children’s Dallas  

Physician Members

Dr. Arlene Garcia-Soto, M.D.
ObGyn/Robotic/Oncology Surgeon, Texas Health Plano, Medical City Plano

Dr. Gerson O. Pineda, M.D.
General Surgeon, Texas Health Plano, BSW Frisco Centennial, HCA Heart & Spine

Dr. Julianne Santarosa, M.D.
General Surgeon, Medical City Plano, Texas Health Plano

Employer Members

Laila Amlani, RN, BSN, CPAN
PACU Supervisor Texas Health Plano

Laura Harrod, CSFA, LSA
General Surgery Assistant, Medical City Plano, Texas Health Plano

Rachael Mack, LSA, RSA, CSA
Team Lead Dallas, American Surgical Professionals

Nilesh Patel, MS, OPA-C
Physician Assistant, Orthopedic Surgery

Andrea Peace, CSA, CST, AAS
Surgical Coordinator Children’ Dallas

Sandra Smart, MSN, BSN, RN, CNOR
Divisional Clinical Professional Development Specialty Educator – Surgical Services & Clinical Education.

Lesa Stone, MSN, RN, CNOR
Director Perioperative Services, Texas Health Plano 

Public Members

Charles D. Ballard, P.E.
CHFM North Texas VA Medical System

Charles (Chuck) Schreiber
Territory Account Leader – Ethicon

Ex-Oficio Members

Michelle Millen, MSCPM, RHIA
Dean of Health Sciences & Emergency Services 

Isabel Cavazos Reyes, CSFA, CST, BS, AAS
Collin College Surgical Assisting Program Faculty

Donna R Smith, CSFA, CST, BAAS, AAS
Surgical Assisting Program Director

Dr. Mark A. Smith, Ph.D.
Vice President/Provost McKinney Campus

Alumni Member

James Stoner, CSFA, CST, AAS
Collin College Surgical Assisting Program Graduate

Current Student Member

Valerie Jones, CST, BS, AAS
Collin College Surgical Assisting Program Student