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FSMB Past Presidents/Chairs

From 1912 to 2003, the FSMB’s chief elected officer was called president. The title was changed to chair in 2003.

1912–1913               Arthur B. Brown, M.D., Louisiana
1913–1916               Charles H. Cook, M.D., Massachusetts
1916–1925               David A. Strickler, M.D., Colorado
1925–1926               Thomas S. McDavitt, M.D., Minnesota
1926–1927               Samuel W. Welch, M.D., Alabama
1927–1928               Byron U. Richards, M.D., Rhode Island
1928–1929               Guy L. Connor, M.D., Michigan Medical
1929–1930               Herbert M. Platter, M.D., Ohio
1930–1931               Charles B. Pinkham, M.D, California Medical
1931–1932               Harold Rypins, M.D., New York State
1932–1933               Thomas J. Crowe, M.D., Texas
1933–1934               G. M. Williamson, M.D., North Dakota
1934–1935               Henry M. Fitzhugh, M.D., Maryland
1935–1936               I. D. Metzger, M.D., Pennsylvania Medical
1936–1937               James N. Baker, M.D., Alabama
1937–1938               J. W. Bowers, M.D., Indiana
1938–1939               H. J. Lehnhoff, M.D., Nebraska
1939–1940               Roy B. Harrison, M.D., Louisiana
1940–1941               John R. Neal, M.D., Illinois
1941–1942               J. Earl McIntyre, M.D., Michigan Medical
1942–1943               Julian F. DuBois, M.D., Minnesota
1943–1944               Frank M. Fuller, M.D., Iowa
1944–1945               J. F. Hassig, M.D., Kansas
1945–1946               Adam P. Leighton, M.D., Maine Medical
1946–1947               N. D. Buie, M.D., Texas
1947–1948               R. N. Whitfield, M.D., Mississippi
1948–1949               Earle C. Johnson, M.D., Nebraska
1949–1950               Jacob L. Lochner Jr., M.D., New York State 
1950–1951               Creighton Barker, M.D., Connecticut
1951–1952               Charles L. Shafer, M.D., Pennsylvania Medical
1952–1953               Walter E. Vest, M.D., West Virginia Medical
1953–1954               John M. McCann, M.D., Ohio
1954–1955               Elmer W. Schnoor, M.D., Michigan Medical
1955–1956               McKinley H. Crabb, M.D., Texas
1956–1957               Joseph J. Combs, M.D., North Carolina
1957–1958               C. J. Glaspel, M.D., North Carolina
1958–1959               Wesley D. Richards, M.D., Pennsylvania Medical 
1959–1960               Edwin H. Lawson, M.D., Louisiana
1960–1961               Harold E. Jervey Jr., M.D., South Carolina
1961–1962               Louis E. Jones, M.D., California Medical
1962–1963               Samuel M. Poindexter, M.D., Idaho
1963–1964               E. C. Swanson, M.D., Michigan Medical
1964–1965               Andrew M. Gehret, M.D., Delaware
1965–1966               Robert C. Derbyshire, M.D., New Mexico Medical
1966–1967               George H. Lage, M.D., Oregon
1967–1968               Rhett G. McMahon, M.D., Louisiana
1968–1969               Leo T. Heywood, M.D., Nebraska
1969–1970               P. T. Lamey, M.D., Indiana
1970–1971               Frederick T. Merchant, M.D., Ohio
1971–1972               Frank L. Edmondson Jr., M.D., North Carolina
1972–1973               Ray L. Casterline, M.D., Oregon
1973–1974               George L. Maltby, M.D., Maine Medical
1974–1975               Howard L. Horns, M.D., Minnesota
1975–1976               Dan A. Nye, M.D., Nebraska
1976–1977               John H. Morton, M.D., New York State
1977–1978               Harold E. Wilkins, M.D., California Medical
1978–1979               Richard E. Flood, M.D., West Virginia Medical
1979–1980               George S. Palmer, M.D., Florida Medical
1980–1981               Henry G. Cramblett, M.D., Ohio
1981–1982               Bryant L. Galusha, M.D., North Carolina
1982–1983               John H. Clark, M.D., Utah Medical
1983–1984               Charles B. Odom, M.D., Louisiana
1984–1985               Charles D. Godinez, M.D., Texas
1985–1986               John C. Sage, M.D., Nebraska
1986–1987               William E. Jacott, M.D., Minnesota
1987–1988               Howard G. McQuarrie, M.D., Utah Medical
1988–1989               Anthony J. Cortese, D.O., Oregon
1989–1990               Susan F. Behrens, M.D., Wisconsin
1990–1991               Kenneth C. Yohn, M.D., Alabama
1991–1992               Barbara S. Schneidman, M.D., M.P.H., Washington Medical
1992–1993               Melvin E. Sigel, M.D., Minnesota
1993–1994               Hormoz H. Rassekh, M.D., Iowa
1994–1995               Gerald J. Béchamps, M.D., Virginia
1995–1996               Robert E. Porter, M.D., New Hampshire
1996–1997               James E. West, M.D., Alabama
1997–1998               Susan M. Spaulding, Vermont Osteopathic
1998–1999               William H. Fleming III, M.D., Texas
1999–2000               Alan E. Shumacher, M.D., California Medical
2000–2001               George C. Barrett, M.D., North Carolina
2001–2002               George J. Van Komen, M.D., Utah Medical
2002–2003               Ronald C. Agresta, M.D., Ohio
2003–2004               Thomas D. Kirksey, M.D., Texas
2004–2005               Doris C. Brooker, M.D., Minnesota
2005–2006               Lee E. Smith, M.D., West Virginia Medical
2006–2007               J. William McCord Jr., D.O., Tennessee Osteopathic
2007–2008               N. Stacy Lankford, M.D., Indiana
2008–2009               Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A., Alabama
2009–2010               Martin Crane, M.D., Massachusetts
2010–2011               Freda M. Bush, M.D., Mississippi
2011–2012               Janelle A. Rhyne, M.D., M.A., North Carolina
2012–2013               Lance A. Talmage, M.D., Ohio
2013–2014               Jon V. Thomas, M.D., M.B.A., Minnesota
2014–2015               Donald H. Polk, D.O., Tennessee Osteopathic
2015–2016               J. Daniel Gifford, M.D., Alabama
2016–2017               Arthur S. Hengerer, M.D., New York PMC
2017–2018               Gregory B. Snyder, M.D., Minnesota
2018–2019               Patricia A. King, M.D., Ph.D., Vermont Medical

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