Dr. Marchetta has recently completed her term as a member on the ACR Committee on Finance. She says what she would like to gain from her experience as a board member “is simply the opportunity to make a contribution to a great organization. I feel truly honored to have been asked to serve on the board, and hope that I ‘can do for my country’ now, after all the years of professional support the ACR has provided for me.”
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Rodolfo Molina, MD, began his private practice in San Antonio, Texas, after being honorably discharged in 1988 as a lt. colonel in the Air Force. Dr. Molina is the president and founder of the South Texas Association of Rheumatologists, president of Arthritis Associates, PA, in San Antonio, and a member of the Bexar County Socioeconomic and Legislative Committee.
For the last three years, Dr. Molina has served as chair of the Insurance Subcommittee, member of the Committee on Rheumatologic Care, and member of the Affiliate Society Council. Having served on many ACR committees and subcommittees, Dr. Molina says, “it is an honor to be asked to serve as a board member, where I can humbly share my experiences dealing with an ever-changing landscape of healthcare reform and add a voice from a clinical and practicing perspective. I hope to learn from my colleagues how to help move this organization forward.”
The ACR board of directors is composed of 19 voting members and two ex-officio members. Duties of the board include supervising, controlling, and directing the business and affairs of the ACR, its committees, and its publications; actively promoting the ACR’s purpose; and supervising the disbursement of its funds. To learn more about the ACR board of directors, visit www.rheumatology.org/about and click on “Leadership.”