Chapter Leadership

Chapter Officers


President
Cindy Ellis, MD (Omaha)

Cindy Ellis, MD began her two-year term on July 1, 2018. She is a Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Director of Developmental Medicine at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. Dr. Ellis received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed residency training in Pediatrics and fellowship training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Medical College of Virginia/VCU.

Vice President
Melissa St Germain, MD (Omaha)

Melissa St Germain, MD practices outpatient pediatrics in Omaha. She is board certified in pediatrics. She received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska and completed residency training in Pediatrics at Creighton/UNMC.

Secretary-Treasurer
Sheilah Snyder, MD (Omaha)

Sheilah Snyder, MD practices hospital medicine in Omaha. She is board certified in pediatrics. She received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska and completed residency training in Pediatrics at Creighton/UNMC.

Past President
Arwa Nasir, MD (Omaha)

Arwa Nasir, MD practices both inpatient and outpatient pediatrics in Omaha. She is board certified in pediatrics. She received her medical degree from the University of Jordan and completed her residency at UNMC.

Executive Director
Laura Polak (Omaha)

Executive Committee

  • Luke Anschutz, MD (Lincoln)
  • Allison Ashford, MD (Omaha)
  • Matthew Gibson, MD (Omaha)
  • Sian Jones-Jobst, MD (Lincoln)
  • Angie Kratochvil-Stava, MD (Kearney)
  • Kristin McGregor, MD (Omaha)
  • Rachel McCann, MD (Omaha)
  • Sheilah Snyder, MD (Omaha)
  • Pat Doherty, MD – Residency Director (Ex-Officio)
  • John Sparks, MD – University of Nebraska Medical Center (Ex-Officio)
  • Terry Zach, MD – Creighton University Medical Center (Ex-Officio)