ATA Fellows

Each year the association elects members of distinction as new ATA Fellows. Election to the American Telemedicine Association College of Fellows is a high honor that recognizes significant achievements in telemedicine, service to the general telemedicine community, and service to ATA.

2018 College of Fellows Nomination Period Open
Nominations for the ATA College of Fellows are now being accepted via the online submission site through February 15, 2018. Don’t miss this opportunity to become a member of a distinguished group of your peers who represent the telemedicine industry. ATA members may be elected to the College of Fellows in recognition of their significant contributions to the field of telemedicine and service to ATA. A minimum of eight years as an ATA member is required. Members who are selected to join the ATA College of Fellows Class of 2018, will be recognized during the Awards Program on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the Field Museum of Chicago. 

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Class of 2014


Class of 2015


  • Dena S. Puskin, ScD

  • Barb Johnston, MSN, MLM

  • James P. Marcin, MD, MPH
    Pictured with 2013-2014 ATA President 
    Edward M. Brown, MD




  • Bernard A. Harris, Jr., MD, MBA, FACP, Director/President and CEO, Vesalius Ventures, Inc., Houston, TX

  • Edward M. Brown, MD, CEO, Ontario Telemedicine Network, Toronto, Canada

  • Richard S. Bakalar, MD, Managing Director, Healthcare, KPMG, Lone Tree, CO

    Not pictured

  • A. Stewart Ferguson, PhD, Chief Technology Officer, AFHCAN, Anchorage, AK

  • Mark A. Goldberg, MD, President and Chief Operating Officer, Parexel International, Waltham, MA

  • Hon Pak, MD, FAAD, Chief Medical Officer, LongView International Technology Solutions, Clarksburg, MD

Class of 2012




  • Jerry Cavallerano, OD, PhD

  • Karen S. Rheuban, MD

  • Scott Simmons, MS

Class of 2013


  • David Balch, MA

  • Pramod Gaur, PhD

Class of 2010


Joe D'Iorio (left), Bonnie Britton (center) and Charles Doarn (right) accept their 2010 Fellowships.
  • Bonnie P Britton, MSN, RN

  • Joseph D'Iorio

  • Charles R. Doarn, MBA

Class of 2011




  • Anne Burdick, MD, MPH

  • Sam Burgiss, PhD

  • William England, PhD, JD

  • Ronald Merrell, MD, FACS

  • Steven R. Normandin

  • Mark VanderWerf

  • Pamela Whitten, PhD

Class of 2009





  • Dale Alverson, MD

  • Nina Antoniotti, RN, MBA, PhD

  • Rashid Bashshur, PhD

  • Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD

  • Joe Kvedar, MD

  • Thelma McCloskey-Armstrong

  • COL Ron Poropatich, MD

  • Jane Preston (awarded posthumously)

  • Jay Sanders, MD, FACP, FACAAI

  • Bob Waters, JD

  • Ron Weinstein, MD